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Ch 18: 6th-8th Grade Math: Percents

About This Chapter

The video lessons in this chapter teach 6th-8th grade students the concept of percents, including the definition, how to solve problems using percents and concerting percent notations to fraction notations. After viewing the videos, students can use the self-assessment quizzes to check their proficiency.

6th-8th Grade Math: Percents - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this course introduce 6th-8th graders to working with percents. Students learn how to solve problems using percents as well as how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Each video is 5-10 minutes long and presents math concepts in a fun way that is easy to understand. Additional materials available include a video transcript that highlights key terms, multiple-choice quizzes and an end-of-chapter test.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples Instructors explain what a percent is and provides examples.
Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation Students learn to convert percent notations to decimal notations.
Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation Instructors demonstrate how to change percent notations to fraction notations.
Changing Between Decimals and Percents Students see examples of changing decimals into percents.
Changing Between Decimals and Fractions In this lesson, students learn how to change figures from decimals into fractions.
Converting Fractions to Percents & Back Students learn how to use halves, fourths, tenths and hundredths to convert between fractions and percents.
Converting Fractional Notation to Percent Notation With this lesson, students can learn to covert from fraction notations to percent notations.
Solve Problems Using Percents Students apply what they have learned to solve problems that use percents.
How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents Instructors provide examples of solving word problems that use percents by identifying parts.

9 Lessons in Chapter 18: 6th-8th Grade Math: Percents
What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

1. What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

Thinking in terms of pizza is an excellent way to think about percentages. Learn how it can help you understand percentages in this video lesson. You will also learn about the uses of percentages in the real world.

Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

2. Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

Knowing how to convert a percent to a decimal can be a useful skill in many different situations. This lesson will show you how to perform that conversion and places where this skill will be helpful.

Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation

3. Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation

The process of converting percents to fractions is quite easy if you know where to start. This lesson will show you how to perform the conversion and give some real-world examples.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

4. Changing Between Decimals and Percents

Watch as we go on a rollercoaster ride in changing from a decimal to percent and then back again. Learn to master this technique so you can get as fast as a rollercoaster going downhill on tests and quizzes when you have to convert between the two.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

5. Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

In this video lesson, you will learn about the usefulness of knowing how to change quickly between decimals and fractions. You will also learn how changing from a decimal to a fraction is different than changing from a fraction to a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

6. Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to turn any fraction into a percent and vice versa. You will learn how they are related and how to write your answers properly.

Converting Fractions to Percents

7. Converting Fractions to Percents

There are times when it is important to know how to convert a fraction to a percent. Fortunately, the steps to perform this conversion are not difficult. This lesson will show you those steps and give some examples.

Solve Problems Using Percents

8. Solve Problems Using Percents

Percents are your friend. Think of all the cool things percents do for you. They save you money, and they tell you how well you are doing in school. Learn how you can solve problems with percents in this video lesson.

How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

9. How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

100 percent of percent problems can be solved if we follow the correct steps. In this lesson, we'll practice solving a variety of different percent problems.

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