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Ch 5: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Fractions, Decimals & Percents

About This Chapter

If you need to study for the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam, take a look at this chapter to review all of the fraction, decimal and percent concepts you'll need to know. The chapter's fun lessons and quizzes can help you study important information and gain confidence as you get ready for the test.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Fractions, Decimals & Percents - Chapter Summary

Use this fun test preparation chapter to review the fraction, decimal and percent concepts that could appear on the FTCE Middle Grades Math test. Work through the chapter at your own pace to compare different types of numbers and convert between decimal, fraction and percent notation. When you're finished working through the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Compare decimals, fractions and whole numbers using a number line
  • Convert percent, decimal and fraction notation
  • Change between fractions and decimals
  • Order and compare fractions
  • Solve percent problems

You can study this chapter at any time using your computer or mobile device. We've included multiple-choice quizzes following each lesson to help you practice solving fraction, decimal and precent problems. Our instructors are also available to answer your questions, which can help you make sure you fully understand these math topics before you take the FTCE Middle Grades Math test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Fractions, Decimals & 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.

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.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

5. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

Solve Problems Using Percents

6. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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