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Ch 18: 8th Grade Math: Percents

About This Chapter

The material in this chapter is designed to build upon what your 8th grade students have learned about percents. The chapter's video lessons are short and engaging. Handy self-assessment quizzes test your students' knowledge of percents.

Percents - Chapter Summary

By utilizing the online video lessons in the Percents chapter, you can help your 8th grade students learn techniques for converting between decimals and percents as well as fractions and percents. For instance, you can teach your students to use fourths, tenths, hundredths and halves when converting. Administer the chapter examination to make certain your students have retained the information on percents.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples Students learn how to define a percent and complete examples with percents.
Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation In this lesson, students are taught to convert from percent notation to decimal notation.
Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation Instructors define numerator and denominator, and they describe the process for converting a percent to a fraction.
Changing Between Decimals and Percents Throughout this lesson, students learn the differences between decimals and percents and discover tips for converting between them.
Changing Between Decimals and Fractions This lesson shows students how to change back and forth between decimals and fractions.
Changing Between Fractions and Percents Students are given opportunities to practice changing between fractions and percents.
Converting Fractional Notation to Percent Notation The instructor provides the definitions of fraction and percent, and outlines the steps for converting to percent notation from fractional notation.
Solve Problems Using Percents Techniques for solving percent problems are presented in this lesson.
How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents Instructors teach students the steps for solving percent word problems.

8 Lessons in Chapter 18: 8th Grade Math: Percents
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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