Ch 7: Glencoe Pre-Algebra Chapter 7: Percent

About This Chapter

The Percent chapter of this Glencoe Pre-Algebra Companion Course helps students learn the essential math lessons of percent calculations. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Percent textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Glencoe Pre-Algebra's Percent chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the percent calculations topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Types of fractions
  • Applications of percents
  • Writing percents as fractions and vice versa
  • Converting back and forth between decimals and percents
  • How to use the proportion method for percents
  • Mental percent calculations
  • Solving percent problems
  • Percent of change
  • Simple and compound interest problems
  • Circle graphs

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11 Lessons in Chapter 7: Glencoe Pre-Algebra Chapter 7: Percent
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What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

1. 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.

Percents: Definition, Application & Examples

2. Percents: Definition, Application & Examples

Maybe you know that 95% is an A and 75% is a C. But what do those percents really mean? In this lesson, we'll learn about percents, including how to convert them to fractions and decimals.

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.

Converting Fractions to Percents

4. 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.

Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

5. 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.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

6. 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.

Using the Proportion Method to Find a Percent

7. Using the Proportion Method to Find a Percent

When one fraction equals another fraction it is called a proportion. In this lesson, we will learn how to cross multiply and use proportions to turn fractions into a percentage.

How to Find the Percent of a Number Mentally

8. How to Find the Percent of a Number Mentally

This lesson will teach a few strategies to help you calculate percentages in your head. The lesson includes examples of each method. You will also learn how to extend the strategies to find even more percentages.

Solve Problems Using Percents

9. 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 Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

10. How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

If you want to know how your money can earn money, then it's essential to learn about solving interest problems. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating interest amounts and interest rates.

Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

11. Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Compound interest is a great way to have your money work for you. In this lesson, find out the formula for calculating compound interest and practice using the formula with several examples.

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