Ch 3: AEPA Math: Decimals & Percents

About This Chapter

Don't overlook something as seemingly-basic as decimals and percents in your preparation for the AEPA Mathematics exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will help assure yourself you'll ace these questions.

AEPA Math: Decimals & Percents - Chapter Summary

Whether you're a current or aspiring math teacher, make sure you don't lose points on the AEPA Math test because you were overconfident about decimals and percents. You will after all need to be able to teach them to others. This chapter will leave you well-prepared for any test questions on:

  • Assigning decimal place values
  • Solving word problems using decimals
  • Rounding decimals
  • Calculating interest, taxes and discounts
  • Solving word problems using percents

The video lessons in this chapter have been designed to be brief and engaging so you don't lose focus, but you can re-watch them if needed. Expert instructors are available to answer any questions you have. A short, multiple-choice quiz follows each lesson so you can make sure you've got a good handle on the topics.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: AEPA Math: Decimals & Percents
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Decimal Place Value?

1. What is a Decimal Place Value?

In this video lesson, you will see how a decimal, a simple dot, can change the place value of all the digits in a number. You will also learn how to read decimals using place values.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

2. Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

In math, we sometimes have to deal with decimal numbers instead of our nice whole numbers. Watch this video lesson to learn the one thing that you have to take into consideration when adding and subtracting decimals.

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

3. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do to get a correct answer when multiplying and dividing decimals. Learn the easy tricks to figuring out where the decimal point goes.

How to Round Decimals

4. How to Round Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to look at any decimal number and round it any which way you want. Learn the tipping point that determines whether to go up to the next number or not.

Percents: Definition, Application & Examples

5. Percents: Definition, Application & Examples

Maybe you know that 95% is an A and 75% is a C. But what do those percents really mean? In this lesson, we'll learn about percents, including how to convert them to fractions and decimals.

How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

6. How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

If you want to know how your money can earn money, then it's essential to learn about solving interest problems. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating interest amounts and interest rates.

Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

7. Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

When you go shopping, you don't want to be surprised by the amount of tax on an item. You also want to fully understand discounts to know how much you can save. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating both tax and discounts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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