Ch 6: MTTC Math (Secondary): Operations with Fractions

About This Chapter

Brush up on your understanding of fractions when you watch the video lessons in this chapter. You'll be able to take self-assessment quizzes and a practice chapter examination that could prepare you for MTTC Math (Secondary) examination questions.

MTTC Math (Secondary): Operations with Fractions - Chapter Summary

These interactive video lessons were designed to expand your ability to perform addition, subtraction, division and multiplication operations with fractions. Go through the informational lessons, revisit the rules for solving fractions and discover some of the kinds of questions you'll encounter on the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. In addition to providing plenty of practice problems and step-by-step methods for solving fractions, the online videos in this chapter could help you to:

  • Subtract and add mixed numbers, and like and unlike fractions
  • Multiply and divide mixed numbers and fractions
  • Solve complex fractions and compare fractions
  • Use decimal notation to add, multiply, divide and subtract
  • Complete practice problems with fractions and mixed number mathematics
  • Solve fractions estimation problems
  • Estimate quotients and products with mixed numbers and fractions

When you watch this chapter's video lessons in preparation for taking the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination, you'll benefit from the extensive knowledge of seasoned instructors. The lessons include video tags for moving between topics along with text transcripts and quizzes. Some also contain clickable links for important terms. If you have questions about operations with fractions, submit them so they can be answered by experts.

MTTC Math (Secondary): Operations with Fractions - Objectives

Earning a mathematics teaching endorsement in Michigan requires passing a test such as the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. Your ability to solve, understand and teach fractions will be assessed during the 'Mathematical Processes and Number Concepts' sub-area of the examination, which contains the equivalent of 22% of the questions. There is a paper-based version of the test, or you may take it by computer. The allotted time for the paper-based test is four hours and 30 minutes, while the computer-based version allows two hours and 30 minutes for completion. Each version consists of 80 multiple-choice questions.

10 Lessons in Chapter 6: MTTC Math (Secondary): Operations with Fractions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

5. 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.

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

6. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

Performing operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division has some differences when there are decimals involved. This lesson will explain how to perform these operations all while keeping the decimals straight.

Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

7. Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

Adding whole numbers is one thing. But adding fractions and mixed numbers? That's not so simple. Or is it? In this lesson, we'll practice arithmetic with both fractions and mixed numbers.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

8. 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.

Estimating Products & Quotients of Fractions & Mixed Numbers

9. Estimating Products & Quotients of Fractions & Mixed Numbers

You will be able to quickly estimate the answer to a multiplication or division problem involving fractions after watching this video lesson. Learn how to estimate the fraction for the best estimate.

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.

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