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Ch 11: NYSTCE CQST: Fractions

About This Chapter

We can help you make the most out of your study time with our instructional lessons on the fractions portion of the NYSTCE CQST. Use these lessons in conjunction with the self-assessment quizzes, so that you have practice answering the types of questions you will encounter on the exam.

NYSTCE CQST: Fractions- Chapter Summary

Review information about fractions and the concepts behind fractions that you will need to know to successfully answer NYSTE CQST exam questions. Our instructors will teach you topics such as:

  • Types of fractions
  • Equivalent fraction
  • Building and reducing fractions
  • Adding and subtracting fractions
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Estimations using fractions
  • Word problems with fractions

This chapter contains video lessons and quizzes that can be accessed numerous times. This allows you to study at a pace that is comfortable for your learning type and study techniques. The self-checking quizzes offered after every lesson are useful because they not only test your knowledge of the lessons, but are in the format you'll encounter on the test.

10 Lessons in Chapter 11: NYSTCE CQST: Fractions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

How to Build and Reduce Fractions

4. 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 Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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.

How to Simplify Word Problems with Fractions Using Whole Numbers

10. How to Simplify Word Problems with Fractions Using Whole Numbers

Watch this video lesson to learn how to solve word problems with fractions in them easily by turning your fractions into whole numbers. Learn what you need to do to get rid of your fractions so you can easily solve your problem.

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