College Mathematics/Numbers


Objectives and SkillsEdit

Objectives and skills for the numbers portion of CLEP College Mathematics include:[1]

  • Properties of numbers and their operations: integers and rational, irrational, and real numbers (including recognizing rational and irrational numbers)
  • Elementary number theory: factors and divisibility, primes and composites, odd and even integers, and the fundamental theorem of arithmetic
  • Measurement: unit conversion, scientific notation, and numerical precision
  • Absolute value
  • Applications


  1. Wikipedia: Number
  2. OpenStax: Prealgebra



  1. Review the following MathsIsFun resources and complete the questions at the bottom of each page:
    • Numbers
    1. Whole Numbers and Integers
    2. Real Numbers
    3. Rational Numbers
    4. Irrational Numbers
    • Number Theory
    1. Factors and Multiples
    2. Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers
    3. Even and Odd Numbers
    4. Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic
    • Measurement
    1. Measurement (Introduction)
    2. Unit Conversion
    3. Scientific Notation
    • Absolute Value
    1. Absolute Value


See AlsoEdit