Ch 19: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Calculations, Ratios & Proportions

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Review how to solve math problems with calculations, ratios and proportions with the lessons in this chapter. When you complete this chapter, you will have the knowledge you need to successfully answer related questions on the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 exam.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Calculations, Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

Correctly answering math problems involving calculations, ratios and proportions is necessary in order to pass the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 exam. Use the video lessons in this chapter to help prepare yourself for exam day. This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Ratios and rates
  • Proportions
  • Interest problems
  • Taxes and discounts
  • Problems with time
  • Distance formulas

The problem-solving strategies that are outlined in these lessons will prepare you for specific math problems involving calculations, proportions and ratios. The video lessons are short and engaging, lasting no longer than ten minutes each. If you prefer text-based learning, the videos are accompanied by written transcripts. Having this flexibility to either watch videos or read transcripts allows you to study in a way that is convenient for you and caters to your personal learning style.

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Calculations, Ratios & Proportions
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Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

1. Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

If we have two items, or two numbers, and we want to compare them, what language can we use? How do we write the comparison? Find out as we learn about ratios and rates in this lesson.

Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

2. Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

When we want to compare one ratio, or fraction, to another equivalent ratio, it's a proportion. Learn all about proportions and practice solving proportion problems in this lesson.

How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

3. How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

If you want to know how your money can earn money, then it's essential to learn about solving interest problems. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating interest amounts and interest rates.

Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

4. Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

When you go shopping, you don't want to be surprised by the amount of tax on an item. You also want to fully understand discounts to know how much you can save. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating both tax and discounts.

How to Solve Problems with Time

5. How to Solve Problems with Time

It's amazing how much time can be saved when people work together. In this lesson, we'll practice figuring out just how much time we're talking about as we solve problems involving time.

Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

6. Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Let's go on a road trip! In this lesson, we'll practice calculations involving distance, rate and time. We'll also look at how we determine the relationship between distance and fuel.

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