Ch 1: Praxis Mathematics: Counting Numbers Properties

About This Chapter

Questions dealing with properties of counting numbers can be found on the Praxis Mathematics exam. Study the video lessons and self-assessment quizzes in this chapter to learn what you should know for success on the exam.

Praxis Mathematics: Counting Numbers Properties - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter simplify the subject of counting numbers properties. Instructors guide you through engaging courses on the following topics:

  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Even and odd numbers
  • Finding the prime factorization of a number
  • Finding the least common multiple
  • Finding the greatest common factor

After each lesson, you'll have the chance to familiarize yourself with the content and style of questions on the Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam by taking the self-assessment quizzes. The quizzes are also valuable for gauging your testing time-management skills.

Praxis Mathematics: Counting Numbers Properties Objectives

The Algebra and Number Theory category of the Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam, which includes questions about counting numbers properties, has eight questions that make up 16% of the test. There are a total of 50 multiple-choice questions on the Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam that encompass the principal areas of proficiency you would need as a secondary school math teacher. Along with inquiries about your practical knowledge of mathematics content like counting numbers, test questions are also aimed at assessing your reasoning and problem solving skills. You'll need a graphing calculator to complete the 2-hour exam.

The Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam is just one of several tests in the Praxis series that is mostly used for teacher licensure purposes. The mathematics exam is usually taken by people who have completed at least an undergraduate degree in mathematics or mathematics education. Tests in the Praxis series can cover subject content and pedagogy.

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: Praxis Mathematics: Counting Numbers Properties
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

2. What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

There are many definitions of real numbers, but they all lead to the same conclusion. Real numbers are numbers that have a measurable value. Learn more about real numbers with some examples and a quiz to test your knowledge.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

3. 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.

Set Notation: Definition & Examples

4. Set Notation: Definition & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will know how to write a set using words and using mathematical symbols. You will also know how to define sets and how to interpret sets that are displayed in set notation.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

5. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

6. How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

The prime factorization of a number involves breaking that number down to its smallest parts. This lesson will show you two different ways to discover the prime factorization of any number.

How to Find the Least Common Multiple

7. How to Find the Least Common Multiple

The least common multiple of two numbers is the smallest number that can be divided evenly by your two original numbers. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

8. How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

If the factors of a number are the different numbers that you can multiply together to get that original number, then the greatest common factor of two numbers is just the biggest one that both have in common. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

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