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Ch 1: Praxis Middle School Math: Number Basics

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You can use the lessons in this chapter to both study for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam and develop strategies for introducing students to numbers and math.

Praxis Middle School Math: Number Basics - Chapter Summary

Brush up on number basics before your knowledge is tested on the Praxis Middle School Math exam. The lessons in this chapter will review basic mathematical concepts. You can use these lessons as a study guide and a resource for teaching students who are beginning their journey into math. In this chapter you'll explore:

  • Different kinds of numbers
  • Number lines
  • Order of operations
  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Real numbers
  • Closure properties
  • Inequalities

The lessons in this chapter have been specially formulated to help you easily grasp and retain the information being reviewed. There is a video included in each lesson to help illustrate the material. You can take a look at the video's transcript for text-based learning. You can then take a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to gauge your grasp of the information.

7 Lessons in Chapter 1: Praxis Middle School Math: Number Basics
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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 Is a Number Line?

2. What Is a Number Line?

A number line is a visual representation of all real numbers. In this lesson, we'll learn how to identify points on a number line. We'll also practice addition and subtraction, letting the number line do all the hard work.

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

3. 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.

Identifying Prime & Composite Numbers

4. Identifying Prime & Composite Numbers

In this video lesson, you will learn how to identify both prime and composite numbers. You will also learn what makes the numbers unique, as well as the characteristics of both these types of numbers.

What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

5. 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.

The Closure Property of Real Numbers

6. The Closure Property of Real Numbers

In this lesson, we will look at real numbers, closure properties, and the closure properties of real numbers. We will also see an example of why it is useful to know what operations real numbers are closed under.

The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

7. The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

An inequality is an operation describing how one number can be compared to another. This lesson will describe and define inequalities and the symbols used to represent them. It will also give some examples on how to work with inequalities.

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