Ch 16: MTLE Basic Skills: Fractions

About This Chapter

Get prepared for your MTLE Basic Skills exam with some help from this chapter's lessons on fractions. You can review basic fraction rules and information that you will find on the exam.

MTLE Basic Skills: Fractions- Chapter Summary

This chapter will offer you a great deal of information related to fractions and the rules to carry out math problems with fractions. The video lessons and quizzes will help you get ready for the MTLE Basic Skills exam. They cover the following topics listed below:

  • Fraction types
  • Comparing fractions
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Proper and improper fractions
  • Building and reducing fractions
  • Making mixed numbers into improper fractions
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers
  • Estimation problems

When you study for your MTLE Basic Skills exam with us, you will be offered different resources that will help you prepare for this exam. The video lessons are organized in a beneficial way and they are taught by experienced instructors. In addition, there are self-assessing quizzes after each lesson to test you on what you have just reviewed and studied. This allows you to have immediate feedback on what your strengths and weaknesses are.

10 Lessons in Chapter 16: MTLE Basic Skills: Fractions
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What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

1. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also learn to identify the different types of fractions.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

2. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

What are Equivalent Fractions? - Definition & Examples

3. What are Equivalent Fractions? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll review some fraction terminology and then learn what equivalent fractions are. Afterward, you can test your new knowledge with a brief quiz.

Proper Fractions: Definition & Examples

4. Proper Fractions: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will discuss just what makes proper fractions proper. We will see how they compare to improper fractions, as well as look at several examples.

What is an Improper Fraction? - Definition & Example

5. What is an Improper Fraction? - Definition & Example

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of an improper fraction, as well as proper fractions and mixed fractions. You will be given examples of improper fractions to properly illustrate what they are.

How to Build and Reduce Fractions

6. How to Build and Reduce Fractions

Fractions are a fundamental part of everyday life. Fractions represent a comparison of a part to the whole. To reduce fractions, we will divide by the greatest common factor, or the GCF.

How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

7. How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

When it comes to fractions in algebra, we hardly ever use mixed numbers. Instead, we opt for the ease of use of improper fractions. Watch this video lesson to learn how to change your mixed numbers to improper fractions.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

8. 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

9. 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.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

10. Estimation Problems using Fractions

When working with fractions, estimating can save time and effort while getting you very close to the correct answer. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use estimation to quickly solve problems involving fractions.

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