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Ch 21: THEA Test: Fractions

About This Chapter

Rediscover fractions by watching short and engaging video lessons in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes and a practice exam are available to test your knowledge of the subject area as you study for the THEA test in Texas.

THEA Test: Fractions - Chapter Summary

This chapter can ensure you're prepared to answer questions related to fractions on the THEA test. After reviewing the lessons, you will be ready for:

  • Defining and identifying types of fractions
  • Adding and subtracting like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers
  • Changing mixed numbers to improper fractions
  • Using fractions and mixed numbers to solve problems
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers
  • Solving complex fractions and estimating problems using fractions
  • Knowing how to relate fractions and decimals

You can utilize a number of resources to enhance your preparations for the THEA test, including lesson transcripts that feature easily identifiable vocabulary words. Clickable timelines are also available that allow you to identify and skip to key topics within each video lesson.

THEA Test: Fractions Objectives

This THEA Test: Fractions chapter helps you prepare for topics covered in the mathematics section of the exam. The lessons and short quizzes give you an idea of what to expect in this section, which features 50 multiple-choice questions covering geometry, algebra, fundamental math and problem solving. Taking advantage of these resources gets you closer to earning a minimum passing score of 230 in this section. You can also have a better chance of earning the score you need to gain admission to your Texas public college or university of choice as an entering freshman.

11 Lessons in Chapter 21: THEA Test: Fractions
What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

1. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also learn to identify the different types of 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 Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

3. How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

When it comes to fractions in algebra, we hardly ever use mixed numbers. Instead, we opt for the ease of use of improper fractions. Watch this video lesson to learn how to change your mixed numbers to improper fractions.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. 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.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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.

Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

9. Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

Adding whole numbers is one thing. But adding fractions and mixed numbers? That's not so simple. Or is it? In this lesson, we'll practice arithmetic with both fractions and mixed numbers.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

10. 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.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

11. Relating Fractions and Decimals

Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.

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