# Ch 1: Working with Real Numbers

If you need some help working with real numbers, take a look at our user-friendly and informative chapter. Our video and text lessons clearly walk you through each topic, allowing you to work at your own pace as you catch up after missing class or prepare for an important exam.

## Working with Real Numbers - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors present ways to work with real numbers, including the properties of real numbers and how to solve arithmetic problems with whole numbers. Additionally, you'll review adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational numbers. Topics also include the order of operations with signed numbers and examples of expanded form in math. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:

• Outline the different kinds of number properties
• Give an example of the identity property
• Compare fractions, whole numbers and decimals using the number line
• Define an irrational number and explain how they are graphed on a number line
• Detail the order of operations and exponential expressions
• Provide an example of a radical expression
• Simplify radical expressions with variables
• Explain scientific notation

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15 Lessons in Chapter 1: Working with Real Numbers
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