Ch 17: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Fractions

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For a good recap on finding the common denominator and other important fraction topics, examine the lessons in this chapter. Get ready for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test by going over the fraction procedures in the videos and transcripts.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Fractions - Chapter Summary

You probably have a rudimentary knowledge of fractions, so finding a common denominator may be simple enough, but what do you do with mixed numbers or complex fractions? Explore all the steps for solving complicated fraction problems in these lessons. As you make your study schedule plans for going over topics on the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test, put some time aside to review the following topics found in this chapter:

  • Comparing different fractions
  • Putting fractions in order
  • Solving equations with like and unlike fractions
  • Turning mixed numbers into fractions
  • Subtracting and adding with fractions
  • Dividing and multiplying fractions
  • Finding solutions for complex fraction equations
  • Making estimates with fraction problems

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7 Lessons in Chapter 17: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Fractions
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Comparing and Ordering Fractions

1. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2. How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

When adding and subtracting fractions, you must be sure to have a common denominator. Once you have a common denominator, you just add or subtract your numerators and then your whole numbers. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3. How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Simple fraction arithmetic gets a little more complicated when our denominators don't match. In this lesson, we'll learn how to add and subtract unlike fractions. Then, we'll do the same with mixed numbers.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Multiplying fractions is much more straightforward than adding, subtracting or dividing fractions. In this lesson, learn how it works. We'll also learn how to multiply mixed numbers.

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Dividing fractions and mixed numbers? It sounds daunting, but it's not as tricky as it sounds. In this lesson, we'll learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

6. How to Solve Complex Fractions

Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

7. Estimation Problems using Fractions

When working with fractions, estimating can save time and effort while getting you very close to the correct answer. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use estimation to quickly solve problems involving fractions.

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