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Ch 2: MTLE Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers

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This chapter on properties of real numbers can serve as an effective and efficient injection of the subject-relevant knowledge you'll want to be versed in going into the MTLE Mathematics exam.

MTLE Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers - Chapter Summary

You can gain the knowledge on various properties of real numbers necessary to acing the related portion of the MTLE Mathematics exam with this simple-to-follow chapter. Review with text and video lessons on key topics within the subject, such as:

  • The commutative, associative, and distributive property
  • The multiplication property of zero
  • The inverse and identity property
  • Inverse operations in math

You can track your progress through these lessons within the dashboard feature, a place where you can also find links to practice quizzes applicable to your studies. Ask questions of our subject experts if you find yourself stuck on any given topic.

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: MTLE Mathematics: Properties of Real Numbers
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The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

4. 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.

Inverse Property: Definition & Examples

5. Inverse Property: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of inverse property as it applies to different types of numbers. You will also look at examples that show you how to find the additive inverse and multiplicative inverse of a number.

Identity Property: Definition & Examples

6. Identity Property: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of the identity property, discover the four different identity properties and examine examples that clearly illustrate these properties. Following this lesson will be a brief quiz to test your knowledge.

Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

7. Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

In mathematics, inverse operations are operations that 'undo' each other. Most operations have an inverse. This lesson describes the most common operations and their inverses, and it provides some examples and a quiz to cement your knowledge.

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