Copyright

Ch 1: Real Numbers Basics

About This Chapter

Deepen your understanding of real numbers by watching the fun videos and taking the multiple-choice quizzes in this chapter. These study resources offer the comprehensive overview you need to improve your grades, successfully answer related questions on a test or earn course credit.

Real Numbers Basics - Chapter Summary

In this chapter is an entertaining examination of real numbers. Ensure you understand the basics of these numbers by exploring these lessons that cover different types of numbers, converting between number forms and more. Get the most from this chapter by studying your way. Lessons are available as short videos and written transcripts and can be viewed in any order and as often as you'd like. Take mini quizzes and a practice exam to check your comprehension of this chapter. When finished, you will be ready to:

  • List and discuss different types of numbers
  • Identify and describe the four basic mathematical operations
  • Define and share examples of the commutative and associative properties
  • Provide examples and discuss how to use the distributive property

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Real Numbers Basics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

2. 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.

The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

3. The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three major properties that deal with the addition and multiplication of numbers. One of those properties is the commutative property. This lesson will define and give examples of the commutative property and how it works.

The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

4. The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three basic number properties that help to form the backbone of algebra. One of those properties is the associative property. This lesson will define the associative property and give some examples of how it works.

Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

5. Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will be able to state the distributive property and apply it to various types of problems. You will also be able to accurately perform the mathematical operations that are involved with the distributive property.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support