Ch 6: Mathematical Properties and Mixed Operations

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Help your student understand mathematical properties and the order of operations with our easy-to-use chapter. Get a great score on an test or prepare for a placement exam with the short, kid-friendly lessons and quizzes in this chapter.

Mathematical Properties and Mixed Operations - Chapter Summary

These engaging text and video lessons help your students learn more about the commutative, associative and distributive properties. Designed by excerpt instructors, your student will be able to complete practice problems related to the order of operations in math, as see steps for subtracting, adding, dividing and multiplying decimals. These lessons will prepare your student to:

  • Use the commutative properties of addition and multiplication
  • Give examples of the associative property and distributive property
  • Identify the order of operations as it's used in mathematics
  • Add, subtract and multiply whole numbers together in problems
  • Perform the four basic mathematical functions with decimals, fractions and mixed numbers

After going through each lesson, have your student take the corresponding assessment quiz so you can gauge their understanding. Our printable lesson transcripts make handy study guides your student can review offline any time. If your student requires additional help, contact one of our instructors for assistance.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Mathematical Properties and Mixed Operations
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Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

1. Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of addition and what it means when you are adding numbers together. Learn how it can help you solve addition problems faster.

Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

2. Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of multiplication. We will see how it works in action and what it means for you when you are solving multiplication problems.

The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

3. 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.

Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

4. Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will be able to state the distributive property and apply it to various types of problems. You will also be able to accurately perform the mathematical operations that are involved with the distributive property.

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

5. 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.

Order of Operations with Whole Numbers: Lesson for Kids

6. Order of Operations with Whole Numbers: Lesson for Kids

In math we work with four main operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. But what happens if we're asked to solve a problem that mixes them together? Well in this lesson, you'll learn to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers when they appear together in problems.

Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide Decimals

7. Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide Decimals

In this lesson, you'll learn about that tiny dot we call a decimal point, which is used to show part of a whole number. While having fun with some real-life problems, you'll learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide with the decimal point.

Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide Fractions & Mixed Numbers

8. Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide Fractions & Mixed Numbers

Fractions and mixed numbers are very important in math. Do you know how to use them? In this lesson you'll learn how to work with fractions and mixed numbers while using the four basic operations of arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

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