Ch 7: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Operations With Fractions

About This Chapter

This chapter offers students the chance to review operations that use fractions. Make sure you're familiar with these mathematical processes before you take the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II exam.

NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Operations With Fractions - Chapter Summary

As part of your preparation for the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II exam, go over mathematical operations that involve fractions with this chapter. The video lessons will help you focus your attention on:

  • Building and reducing fractions
  • Mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Adding and subtracting mixed numbers and various fractions
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers

Our interactive quizzes encourage you to access your knowledge of fractions to solve practice problems. These quizzes are connected to the lessons, allowing you to go back and spend more time studying skills you'd like to improve further.

8 Lessons in Chapter 7: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Operations With 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.

What is an Improper Fraction? - Definition & Example

2. 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 Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

3. 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.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

8. 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.

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