Ch 18: MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Percents

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Improve your ability to succeed on the MTEL Mathematics (Elementary) assessment with the entertaining videos in this chapter. Review lessons to get reacquainted with percents, then test your comprehension of the subject area with short quizzes.

MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Percents - Chapter Summary

Refresh your knowledge of percents by watching video lessons presented by expert instructors. Prepare for the MTEL Mathematics (Elementary) assessment so that on test day, you will be able to:

  • Define a percent, and convert from percent notation to decimal notation
  • Convert percent notation to fraction notation
  • Change between decimals and percents and decimals and fractions
  • Demonstrate how to convert fractions to percents and back
  • Show your ability to convert fractional notation to percent notation
  • Exhibit the process of solving problems using percents
  • Explain how to solve word problems that use percents

Learn all you need to know about percents to ensure you're prepared to answer questions on the exam. You will learn from high-quality instructors and be able to send questions about lesson topics to our experts with the simple press of a button. If you need to study away from home, easily access the video lessons or full transcripts from your smartphone or tablet. And when you're ready to test your knowledge of percents, take self-assessment quizzes and the practice chapter exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 18: MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Percents
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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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