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Ch 5: HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Math Skills

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Use the resources in this study guide to prepare for the math portion of the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. You'll cover math skills like basic operations, unit conversions, charts, graphs and more!

HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Math Skills - Chapter Summary

These lessons and quizzes can help you review key math skills for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. Brush up on performing basic math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as adding and subtracting unlike fractions and mixed numbers. You'll also review multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers. After completing this chapter, you should know how to:

  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide with decimal notation
  • Convert and calculate decimals, fractions and percentages
  • Detail commutative, associative and distributive number properties
  • Define exponents and roots
  • Explain order of operations
  • Outline ratios and rates
  • Find the unit rate
  • Discuss the rules of scientific notation

Our knowledgeable instructors explain lesson topics in a way that is easy to understand and remember. Watch the lessons as many times as you need until you feel you've mastered the topics. The lessons quizzes and chapter exam give you a good idea of what to expect on the HESI Exam.

15 Lessons in Chapter 5: HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Math Skills
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How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

1. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

2. How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

Subtraction is one of the basic operations in math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can view and understand subtraction so that you can easily perform it.

How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

3. How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

Multiplication, one of the basic operations of math, is important not just in elementary math but also in higher math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can multiply with ease.

How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

4. How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide. Division is one of the basic operations of math. It is one of the fundamental operations that all higher mathematics depends upon.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Simple fraction arithmetic gets a little more complicated when our denominators don't match. In this lesson, we'll learn how to add and subtract unlike fractions. Then, we'll do the same with mixed numbers.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

6. Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Multiplying fractions is much more straightforward than adding, subtracting or dividing fractions. In this lesson, learn how it works. We'll also learn how to multiply mixed numbers.

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

7. Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Dividing fractions and mixed numbers? It sounds daunting, but it's not as tricky as it sounds. In this lesson, we'll learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

8. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

Performing operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division has some differences when there are decimals involved. This lesson will explain how to perform these operations all while keeping the decimals straight.

Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

9. Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals easily and quickly. Learn the steps you need to take for each type of conversion.

Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

10. Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

We often find ourselves using real number properties when working on math problems. These properties come in a variety of forms, but in this lesson we'll focus on learning about the commutative, associative, and distributive properties.

Exponents & Roots: Definition & Examples

11. Exponents & Roots: Definition & Examples

Exponents and roots are used to make numbers much larger or much smaller. In this lesson, we'll learn how to work with exponents and roots. We'll practice a variety of problems involving both, including examples involving negative numbers.

Order Of Operations: Definition, Problems & Examples

12. Order Of Operations: Definition, Problems & Examples

In this lesson, we'll discuss order of operations. We'll look at what the order is, how some people remember it, and one of the most common misconceptions people have regarding it.

Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

13. Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

If we have two items, or two numbers, and we want to compare them, what language can we use? How do we write the comparison? Find out as we learn about ratios and rates in this lesson.

How to Find the Unit Rate

14. How to Find the Unit Rate

If we are going to use math to predict outcomes, one of the most useful measures we can establish is the unit rate of change. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the rate of change and apply the formula to real-life examples.

What Is Scientific Notation? - Definition, Rules & Examples

15. What Is Scientific Notation? - Definition, Rules & Examples

Scientific notation is part of the language of math and science and allows us to deal with a vast array of numbers, large and small. Learn more about what it is, why it's important, and how to use it.

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