Ch 2: HiSET Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers

About This Chapter

This chapter will supply you with key information about the properties of real numbers that you'll need to know for the HiSET Math exam. Use our lesson videos and transcripts to brush up on and master this material.

HiSET Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers - Chapter Summary

Use the engaging videos in this lesson to get a refresher on the properties of real numbers as you study for the HiSET Math exam. Some of the topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Types of numbers
  • Ways to graph rational numbers on a number line
  • Commutative and associative properties
  • Multiplication property of zero
  • Finding the greatest common factor
  • Determining the least common multiple
  • The order of operations
  • Prime factorization

Subject-matter experts teach the video lessons in this chapter, and the transcripts reinforce the material by highlighting key terms and methods. The videos are less than ten minutes long and show you important concepts that will be on the test.

HiSET Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers Objectives

The HiSET Math exam measures your ability to solve quantitative problems using applications and concepts. The topics in this chapter are covered within the Numbers and Operations on Numbers portion of the exam. All of the questions are multiple-choice, and out of the 50 total questions, approximately 9-10 are part of the numbers and operations on numbers section.

Use the helpful videos in this chapter to prepare for the test, then test your understanding with the self-assessment quizzes. The quizzes not only help you check your knowledge of real numbers, but they also show you what types of questions you will encounter on test day.

9 Lessons in Chapter 2: HiSET Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

2. Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

Number lines have many uses both in mathematics and everyday life. This lesson will teach you how to graph numbers on a number line and give real-world examples of how to use number lines.

The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

3. The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three major properties that deal with the addition and multiplication of numbers. One of those properties is the commutative property. This lesson will define and give examples of the commutative property and how it works.

The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

4. The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three basic number properties that help to form the backbone of algebra. One of those properties is the associative property. This lesson will define the associative property and give some examples of how it works.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

5. The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

The number zero has different rules than other numbers; it behaves according to it's own unique properties. This lesson will define the multiplication property of zero and give some examples of how it works.

How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

6. How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

If the factors of a number are the different numbers that you can multiply together to get that original number, then the greatest common factor of two numbers is just the biggest one that both have in common. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

How to Find the Least Common Multiple

7. How to Find the Least Common Multiple

The least common multiple of two numbers is the smallest number that can be divided evenly by your two original numbers. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

8. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

9. How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

The prime factorization of a number involves breaking that number down to its smallest parts. This lesson will show you two different ways to discover the prime factorization of any number.

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