Ch 12: Elementary Math: Decimals, Fractions & Percents

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Get the knowledge boost you need to excel on an exam that covers decimals, fractions and percents in elementary math. Bite-sized video lessons, mini quizzes and a practice exam can ensure you have the understanding needed to successfully address these math concepts on exam day.

Elementary Math: Decimals, Fractions & Percents - Chapter Summary

Ensure you have a quality understanding of decimals, fractions and percents by exploring the fun video lessons in this self-paced chapter. Get reacquainted with number lines, how to teach various operations and more! In no time, you will be able to:

  • Discuss how to compare decimals, fractions and whole numbers using the number line
  • Explain how to utilize the formula for calculating percentages
  • Define and list types of fractions
  • Share methods for teaching fraction and decimal operations
  • Detail ways to calculate and convert fractions, decimals and percentages

The lessons in this chapter are available as entertaining videos that average 8 minutes each and full transcripts you can print or read online. Feel free to use one or both lesson formats and take our mini quizzes to check your comprehension of concepts covered. Subject-matter experts are accessible 24/7 to answer any questions you have about topics covered in the lessons. When ready, gauge your grasp of this chapter and readiness for the day of your test by taking our practice exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 12: Elementary Math: Decimals, Fractions & Percents
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Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers

1. Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers

Watch this video lesson to learn how useful the number line can be when you need to compare two different numbers, be they whole numbers, decimals or even fractions. Learn how to plot these numbers on the number line so you can compare them.

Calculate Percentages: Formula & Overview

2. Calculate Percentages: Formula & Overview

Learn how understanding and being able to calculate percentages can help you when shopping and when reading test scores. Also learn how to easily convert a decimal into a percentage and vice versa.

What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

3. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also learn to identify the different types of fractions.

Teaching Fraction Operations: Methods & Manipulatives

4. Teaching Fraction Operations: Methods & Manipulatives

Fractions are part of everyday life. Being able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions are important skills. In this lesson, we will discuss various methods to help students work with fractions.

Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

5. Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals easily and quickly. Learn the steps you need to take for each type of conversion.

Teaching Decimal Operations: Methods & Manipulatives

6. Teaching Decimal Operations: Methods & Manipulatives

Decimal values are a consistent part of the real world. It is important to get students comfortable with decimals early on in their education. In this lesson, we will discuss various ways to teach decimals.

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