Ch 6: SHSAT Math: Number Properties

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Make preparing for the SHSAT fun by watching engaging video lessons. Review number properties with the help of expert instructors, and use lesson quizzes to test your readiness to take the exam.

SHSAT Math: Number Properties - Chapter Summary

This chapter can help you review number properties to make studying for the math portion of the SHSAT easier. The video lessons provide information that makes sure you're ready to:

  • Describe the communicative properties of addition and multiplication
  • Define the multiplication property of zero
  • Explain the definition and uses of the distributive property
  • Showcase an understanding of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division properties of equality
  • Exhibit knowledge of the reflexive and transitive properties of equality

You can make reviewing number properties simple by watching the videos in the order of topics you most need to study. You can rewatch videos any time, and as often as you'd like, until you feel confident that you fully understand the lessons.

SHSAT Math: Number Properties Chapter Objectives

The SHSAT Math: Number Properties chapter is designed to help you prepare for related questions on the exam. As you study for the test, you can watch the videos or scroll down to read the full transcript if you'd prefer a written version of the lessons. Self-assessment quizzes are available that let you gauge how well you understand concepts covered in the videos. If you answer any question incorrectly, you can click a link that takes you back to the related topic in the video lesson.

The SHSAT is an exam required for 8th and 9th grade students living in New York City who seek admission to one of eight New York City specialized high schools. The test is composed of a verbal and math section that are each 75 minutes in length. The math section has 50 multiple-choice questions and covers algebra, arithmetic, geometry, word problems, probability, trigonometry (only for 9th graders) and statistics.

10 Lessons in Chapter 6: SHSAT Math: Number Properties
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Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

1. 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

2. 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.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

3. 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.

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.

Addition Property of Equality: Definition & Example

5. Addition Property of Equality: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to use the addition property of equality to help you solve problems. In addition, you can learn the formula for this property.

Subtraction Property of Equality: Definition & Example

6. Subtraction Property of Equality: Definition & Example

In this video lesson, we look at the subtraction property of equality. Learn how it helps you to solve problems and how it keeps equations the same. Learn what you must do to both sides of an equation.

Multiplication Property of Equality: Definition & Example

7. 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.

Division Property of Equality: Definition & Example

8. Division Property of Equality: Definition & Example

In this video lesson, you will learn about the division property of equality, its formula, and how you can use it to help you solve problems where you are looking for an unknown number.

Reflexive Property of Equality: Definition & Examples

9. Reflexive Property of Equality: Definition & Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will understand the reflexive property of equality. You will learn what the formula for this property looks like and how you can use it to help you solve problems.

Transitive Property of Equality: Definition & Example

10. Transitive Property of Equality: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will understand how the transitive property of equality works when you have two equations that are equal to each other. Learn the formula for this property and how you can use it to help you solve problems.

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