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Ch 17: GACE Middle Grades Math: Factoring

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Go over the fundamentals of factoring by reviewing these engaging lessons. Brush up on your math skills for the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment by reading our lesson transcripts and memorizing related equations.

GACE Middle Grades Math: Factoring - Chapter Summary

Do you remember all the special rules for factoring? If not, re-familiarize yourself with these topics by letting our instructors guide you through each video lesson. To choose the correct answers on the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment, be sure to know more about these factoring concepts:

  • Factoring rules for algebra
  • Fraction notation and equivalent expressions
  • Factoring guidelines for variables
  • Group factoring
  • Factors and multiples for whole numbers

Start your test prep today by watching our video lessons to reacquaint yourself with factoring. If you have the time for a long study session, view our lessons back-to-back and try answering questions on the lesson quizzes. If you have a limited amount of time, you can still get in some worthwhile studying, since you can view each individual lesson in less than ten minutes. For even more convenient studying for the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment, log into your account with any mobile device for exam prep on the go.

9 Lessons in Chapter 17: GACE Middle Grades Math: Factoring
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What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

1. What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

Factoring with ordinary numbers involves knowing that 6 is the product of 2 and 3. But what about factoring in algebra? In this lesson, we'll learn the essential elements of algebra factoring.

Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

2. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

Did you know that two fractions can look completely different, but actually be the same? In this lesson, we'll learn about equivalent fractions. We'll also learn to simplify fraction notation.

Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

3. Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

Let's find the factors. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out numbers or variables from an expression. We'll even learn how to factor variables with exponents.

Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

4. Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

With an expression, you know how to factor out a number, and you know how to factor out a variable. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out combined numbers and variables.

Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

5. Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can factor a problem by turning it into a division problem. Learn how this actually helps you to factor and keep your numbers straight.

Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

6. Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

How do you factor an expression if all the terms don't share a common factor? Grouping! In this lesson, we'll learn how to use grouping to help factor expressions.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

7. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.

Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

8. Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to factor any whole number that you are given. You will learn what factors are and how a whole number can have several different factors.

Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

9. Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will become a pro at finding multiples of whole numbers. Learn what they are and how you can visualize the process to make it easier for you.

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