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Ch 14: GACE Middle Grades Math: Percents

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Let us support you in reviewing percents, including operations involving them, as you study for the GACE Middle Grades Math test. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes may help you develop the skills needed to ace related exam questions.

GACE Middle Grades Math: Percents - Chapter Summary

Our lessons can aid you in your review of percents, including how to convert them to decimals and fractions, as you get ready for the GACE Middle Grades Math exam. After watching these videos and completing our quizzes, you should be set to answer questions on the following areas:

  • Defining percents
  • Converting percents to decimal notation and to fractions and back again
  • Solving problems, including word problems, with percents

With their entertaining lectures and extensive use of examples, our instructors give you a strong review of percents in these video lessons. Even if you haven't worked with percents since high school, you should be ready for test day after completing this chapter.

Objectives of the GACE Middle Grades Math: Percents Chapter

In Georgia, all teachers desiring certification to teach middle grades math must pass the GACE Middle Grades Math exam. The material examined in this chapter on percents is in the exam's arithmetic and algebra subarea, which makes up 65% of the total questions on the test.

The GACE Middle Grades Math exam is a selected-response, computer-based test. The multiple-choice quizzes in this chapter may help you hone your skills at taking a test in this similar format. You'll also be able to gauge your knowledge of percents with the quizzes, and see where you need more review prior to taking the GACE Middle Grades Math exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 14: GACE Middle Grades Math: Percents
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

1. What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

Thinking in terms of pizza is an excellent way to think about percentages. Learn how it can help you understand percentages in this video lesson. You will also learn about the uses of percentages in the real world.

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.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

5. Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

In this video lesson, you will learn about the usefulness of knowing how to change quickly between decimals and fractions. You will also learn how changing from a decimal to a fraction is different than changing from a fraction to a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

6. Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to turn any fraction into a percent and vice versa. You will learn how they are related and how to write your answers properly.

Converting Fractions to Percents

7. Converting Fractions to Percents

There are times when it is important to know how to convert a fraction to a percent. Fortunately, the steps to perform this conversion are not difficult. This lesson will show you those steps and give some examples.

Solve Problems Using Percents

8. 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.

How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

9. How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

100 percent of percent problems can be solved if we follow the correct steps. In this lesson, we'll practice solving a variety of different percent problems.

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