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Ch 6: CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Decimals

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Aspiring Oklahoma teachers can make use of the information in this chapter as a refresher before taking the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Middle Level/Intermediate Math test. These lessons are about decimals.

CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Decimals - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you prepare for taking the CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math test. They were developed with the intention of helping you answer questions about subject matter that includes:

  • An introduction to working with decimals and decimal place values
  • How to convert decimals to mixed numbers
  • Making fractions out of repeating decimals
  • How to add and subtract decimals, including word problems
  • How to multiply and divide decimals, including word problems
  • Solving math problems by estimating with decimals
  • Ways to simplify expressions that involve decimals

Our subject matter experts present information in 5-10 minute segments in these videos. A short quiz at the end of each presentation will verify if you got it. If you need to review anything, just use our convenient timeline tool to go right to the place in the video you want.

9 Lessons in Chapter 6: CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Decimals
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Working with Decimals

1. Working with Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will become well acquainted with decimals and how to work with them. Learn how you can use them to help you describe what is going on around you.

What is a Decimal Place Value?

2. 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.

Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

3. Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to convert easily between decimals and mixed numbers. Learn what kinds of decimals you can and cannot convert to a mixed number.

Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

4. Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert any repeating decimal that you come across into a fraction. Learn how to write the two equations that are needed for the conversion.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

5. Relating Fractions and Decimals

Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

6. 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

7. 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 Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

8. How to Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can estimate problems with decimals in them so you can get a quick answer when you need it - for example, when you are at the gas station and you need to know how much gas you can afford.

How to Simplify Expressions Involving Decimals

9. How to Simplify Expressions Involving Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to take any expression involving decimals and simplify it. You'll learn what to look for and what things you can combine.

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