Ch 8: Saxon Algebra 1: Properties of Real Numbers

About This Chapter

The Properties of Real Numbers chapter of this Saxon Algebra 1 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with real numbers. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Properties of Real Numbers textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Properties of Real Numbers chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the real numbers topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Characteristics of real numbers
  • Commutative properties of addition and multiplication
  • Distributive property
  • Additive and multiplicative inverse properties
  • Additive and multiplicative identity properties
  • Multiplication property of zero
  • Multiplicative identity property
  • Multiplication property of equality
  • Multiplicative property of -1
  • Additive property of zero

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13 Lessons in Chapter 8: Saxon Algebra 1: Properties of Real Numbers
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

1. 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.

Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

2. Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of addition and what it means when you are adding numbers together. Learn how it can help you solve addition problems faster.

Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

3. Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of multiplication. We will see how it works in action and what it means for you when you are solving multiplication problems.

Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

4. 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.

Additive Inverse Property: Definition & Examples

5. Additive Inverse Property: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine the additive inverse of a given number. We will also learn about the additive inverse of a variable and how it can be represented graphically. Finally, we will explore the most widely employed application of the additive inverse.

Multiplicative Inverse: Definition, Property & Examples

6. Multiplicative Inverse: Definition, Property & Examples

In this lesson, we will cover the definition of the multiplicative inverse, as well as its property. We will review some examples of the property so that we can gain a better understanding of the material. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz.

Additive Identity: Definition & Examples

7. Additive Identity: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of the additive identity property and its meaning when applied to various kinds of numbers such as real, imaginary and complex numbers. We will also look at the application of the additive property for sets of numbers.

Multiplicative Identity Property: Definition & Example

8. Multiplicative Identity Property: Definition & Example

In this lesson, discover what the multiplicative identity property is and view examples of the property in action. You'll also find out why this property is always true.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

9. The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

The number zero has different rules than other numbers; it behaves according to it's own unique properties. This lesson will define the multiplication property of zero and give some examples of how it works.

Multiplicative Property of -1: Definition & Examples

10. Multiplicative Property of -1: Definition & Examples

Multiplying by -1 can be really confusing, especially when you have lots of them happening! In this lesson, we'll figure out what to do with those -1 problems and look through a few examples to help us get it down.

Multiplication Property of Equality: Definition & Example

11. Multiplication Property of Equality: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will learn to use the multiplication property of equality to help you solve problems in math. You will also learn the formula for this property.

Additive Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

12. Additive Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

This lesson will go over the what the additive property of zero is in simple terms with some nice, real-world and mathematical examples along the way!

Additive Property: Definition & Examples

13. Additive Property: Definition & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will be able to state the additive property of equality, the additive property of inequalities, and the additive inverse property. You will also be able to use these properties to solve problems.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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