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Ch 11: Praxis Early Childhood Education: Math with Whole Numbers

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Watch the short and fun video lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of math with whole numbers in preparation for the Praxis Early Childhood Education test. Use the videos to strengthen your math knowledge and take lesson quizzes to gauge your readiness to take the test.

Praxis Early Childhood Education: Math With Whole Numbers - Chapter Summary

Explore the video lessons in this chapter to take a deeper look at whole numbers as you prepare to take the Praxis Early Childhood Education test. The videos provide a comprehensive overview of this subject, covering topics including place value, rounding whole numbers, arithmetic with whole numbers, teaching mental math and more. Completing this chapter should enable you to be able to:

  • Identify teaching strategies for comparing and ordering numbers
  • Detail how to compose and decompose numbers
  • Define expanded form and give examples
  • Use models to represent numbers and operations
  • Explain inverse operations in math
  • Describe repeated subtraction
  • Relate how to use reasonableness to solve math problems

Instructors offer high-quality videos designed to make learning fun, while providing the methods necessary for success on your exam. This comprehensive learning environment is perfect for providing you with the confidence you need as exam day approaches.

11 Lessons in Chapter 11: Praxis Early Childhood Education: Math with Whole Numbers
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What is Place Value? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Place Value? - Definition & Examples

Every digit in a number has a place value. In this lesson, through definition and example, we will learn what a place value is and how to find the place value of a specific digit. At the end of the lesson, you can continue practicing with a quiz.

Teaching Strategies for Comparing & Ordering Numbers

2. Teaching Strategies for Comparing & Ordering Numbers

Learning about ordering and comparing numbers is a basis for understanding all other mathematics. In this lesson, we will explore memory devices and other strategies to teach students about the relationships between values.

Composing & Decomposing Numbers

3. Composing & Decomposing Numbers

Composing and decomposing numbers helps us become more familiar with the number system. We will look at what it means to compose and decompose a number through definition and example.

How to Round Whole Numbers

4. How to Round Whole Numbers

View this lesson to learn how you can round whole numbers. Practice rounding to the nearest tens and hundreds. Learn which digit you need to look at to know whether to round up or down.

What is Expanded Form in Math? - Definition & Examples

5. What is Expanded Form in Math? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll review place value and find out how it's useful when writing numbers in expanded form. We'll also look at a few examples of numbers written out in expanded form.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

6. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.

Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations

7. Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations

In math, models or pictures can be used to represent numbers and operations like addition and subtraction. In this lesson, we'll look at three types of models used to solve problems in math.

Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

8. 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.

What is Repeated Subtraction?

9. What is Repeated Subtraction?

In this lesson, we'll look at how multiplication and division are intricately related. We'll use this fact to illustrate what repeated subtraction is and how to use it to perform division.

Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

10. Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

When solving math problems, checking your possible solution for reasonableness will help you determine whether your possible solution is a real one or if you have done something wrong. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Teach Mental Math

11. How to Teach Mental Math

Mental math is an important skill for anyone to have. There are lots of techniques that we can use to efficiently and successfully teach mental math. Here are some strategies and ideas.

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