Ch 14: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Number Theories & Computation

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Number theories and computations help us solve equations, but if you need assistance recalling this info, look no further than the lessons in this chapter. Review keywords and problem-solving strategies about this math topic as you bone up for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Number Theories & Computation - Chapter Summary

When it comes to numbers, there are a multitude of theories that let us use numbers in different ways to find unique solutions. In this chapter about number theories and computations, get an overview of these concepts that you will need to know to provide answers for TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test. Upon reviewing the information from each lesson, you should feel better equipped to answer questions about the following:

  • The distributive, associative, and communicative properties of numbers
  • An explanation of the multiplication property of zero
  • Identifying the prime factorization of any number
  • Using the least common multiple or greatest common factor
  • Applying estimations to mathematical equations

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5 Lessons in Chapter 14: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Number Theories & Computation
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Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

1. Number Properties: Commutative, Associative & Distributive

We often find ourselves using real number properties when working on math problems. These properties come in a variety of forms, but in this lesson we'll focus on learning about the commutative, associative, and distributive properties.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

2. 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.

How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

3. How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

The prime factorization of a number involves breaking that number down to its smallest parts. This lesson will show you two different ways to discover the prime factorization of any number.

Word Problems: Greatest Common Factor & Least Common Multiple

4. Word Problems: Greatest Common Factor & Least Common Multiple

In this video lesson, you will learn what kinds of word problems you can expect to see that involve the greatest common factor or the least common multiple. Learn what you need to do to understand these problems and then to solve them.

Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation

5. Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation

Estimating is a method of calculating a result that is close to, but not exactly, the correct answer to a math problem. Why would you ever need to do this? This lesson reviews estimating and answers the question as to why you would do it.

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