Ch 4: MTLE Mathematics: Fractions

About This Chapter

Gain greater insight into fractions by exploring the fun video lessons in this chapter. You can test your comprehension with lesson quizzes and a chapter exam as you study for the MTLE Mathematics assessment.

MTLE Mathematics: Fractions - Chapter Summary

Watch lessons to get the comprehensive overview of fractions you need to competently answer related questions on the MTLE Mathematics assessment. After completing of this chapter, you will ready to:

  • Explain how to build, reduce, compare and order fractions
  • Describe how to find least common denominators, and define equivalent fractions
  • Share how to change between improper fraction and mixed number form
  • Discuss how to add and subtract like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers
  • Multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers
  • Solve complex fractions and problems using fractions and mixed numbers

Take advantage of the many resources this chapter offers to improve your ability to answer questions about fractions on the assessment. You can review entertaining video lessons or their full transcript alternatives, then test your knowledge with short quizzes and a chapter exam. Feel free to revisit key topics in the lessons without watching them in full by using timelines with video tags. If you need clarity on any lesson topic, don't hesitate to submit your questions to our experts.

11 Lessons in Chapter 4: MTLE Mathematics: Fractions
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How to Build and Reduce Fractions

1. 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.

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.

How to Find Least Common Denominators

3. How to Find Least Common Denominators

Finding a Least Common Denominator is an important tool when working with fractions. To find least common denominators, we will use multiples of our numbers.

What are Equivalent Fractions? - Definition & Examples

4. 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.

Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

5. Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

Improper fractions and mixed numbers are two different types of fractions. They both have different purposes when using fractions in a problem. In this lesson, you will learn how to convert between these two different forms.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

6. How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

When adding and subtracting fractions, you must be sure to have a common denominator. Once you have a common denominator, you just add or subtract your numerators and then your whole numbers. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

7. 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

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.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

10. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

11. How to Solve Complex Fractions

Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.

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