Ch 7: Arithmetic in Everyday Life

About This Chapter

This mobile-friendly chapter can help you understand the ways in which arithmetic is used in daily life. Go over the use of arithmetic to help count money and why fractions are important in everyday life as you prepare for an upcoming exam.

Arithmetic in Everyday Life - Chapter Summary

Who hasn't needed help calculating a tip at some point? This aspect of everyday arithmetic and others will be answered as you work through this chapter. You'll go over multiplying money, using fractions for everyday needs, and calculating taxes. Once you get through all the information in this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Use whole numbers and decimals to multiply money
  • Give examples of how fractions are useful in daily life
  • Utilize fractions in everyday measurement
  • Figure the correct tip on a dinner ticket
  • Solve discounted amounts

Experienced instructors have developed these lessons using plenty of real-world examples. You can skip from lesson to lesson as needed and test your skills through the lesson quizzes and chapter exam. Use the video timeline to quickly jump to a spot in the lesson which you might need to focus on a little more. The flexibility of the tools in this chapter allow you to study in your own way and at your own pace.

Chapter Practice Exam
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