Ch 23: High School Algebra - Calculations, Ratios, Percent & Proportions: Tutoring Solution

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The Calculations, Ratios, Percent and Proportions chapter of this High School Algebra I Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about calculations, ratios, percent and proportions. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the operations involving ratios, percent and proportions required in a typical high school algebra I course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Provide examples of ratios and rates.
  • Solve problems that involve money.
  • Define proportion.
  • Perform calculations that involve ratios and proportions.
  • Describe the applications of percents.
  • Solve word problems that include percents.
  • List the steps for solving interest problems.
  • Calculate compound interest.
  • Determine taxes and discount prices.
  • Understand the importance of combinations and permutations in counting.
  • Learn how to calculate permutations.
  • Solve problems involving time.
  • Provide examples of distance formulas.

13 Lessons in Chapter 23: High School Algebra - Calculations, Ratios, Percent & Proportions: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

1. Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

If we have two items, or two numbers, and we want to compare them, what language can we use? How do we write the comparison? Find out as we learn about ratios and rates in this lesson.

How to Solve Problems with Money

2. How to Solve Problems with Money

Money matters, and knowing how much things cost will be useful no matter where you go. In this lesson, we'll learn the steps for solving word problems involving money.

Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

3. Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

When we want to compare one ratio, or fraction, to another equivalent ratio, it's a proportion. Learn all about proportions and practice solving proportion problems in this lesson.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

4. Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

Even if only 99 out of 100 people need to know how to work with ratios, the odds that they'll be useful to you are very high. In this lesson, we'll practice performing calculations with ratios and proportions.

Percents: Definition, Application & Examples

5. 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.

How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

6. 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.

How to Solve Interest Problems: Steps & Examples

7. 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

8. 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.

Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

9. Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

When you go shopping, you don't want to be surprised by the amount of tax on an item. You also want to fully understand discounts to know how much you can save. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating both tax and discounts.

Math Combinations: Formula and Example Problems

10. Math Combinations: Formula and Example Problems

Combinations are an arrangement of objects where order does not matter. In this lesson, the coach of the Wildcats basketball team uses combinations to help his team prepare for the upcoming season.

How to Calculate a Permutation

11. How to Calculate a Permutation

A permutation is a method used to calculate the total outcomes of a situation where order is important. In this lesson, John will use permutations to help him organize the cards in his poker hand and order a pizza.

How to Solve Problems with Time

12. How to Solve Problems with Time

It's amazing how much time can be saved when people work together. In this lesson, we'll practice figuring out just how much time we're talking about as we solve problems involving time.

Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

13. Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Let's go on a road trip! In this lesson, we'll practice calculations involving distance, rate and time. We'll also look at how we determine the relationship between distance and fuel.

Chapter Practice Exam
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