Ch 5: MTLE Mathematics: Decimals

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the MTLE Mathematics test, use this chapter to gather more information about decimals. The resources in this chapter will help you achieve a passing grade on the exam.

MTLE Mathematics: Decimals - Chapter Summary

Follow along with our instructors as they lead this series of short lesson videos that cover the fundamentals of decimals. These lessons have been assembled to get you ready to answer MTLE Mathematics exam questions about:

  • Using decimals
  • Decimal place value
  • Changing decimals to mixed numbers
  • Changing repeating decimals to fractions
  • Switching between decimals and fractions
  • Adding and subtracting decimals
  • Multiplying and dividing decimals
  • Estimation with decimals
  • Simplify expressions with decimals

Our professional and knowledgeable instructors will assist you in your preparation for the MTLE Mathematics exam. They have organized these lessons in a way that is easy to understand. If at any point you are stuck on a certain concept or lesson, you can reach out to our instructors. They would be more than happy to answer any questions you have so that you can succeed on your exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTLE Mathematics: Decimals
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Working with Decimals

1. Working with Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will become well acquainted with decimals and how to work with them. Learn how you can use them to help you describe what is going on around you.

What is a Decimal Place Value?

2. What is a Decimal Place Value?

In this video lesson, you will see how a decimal, a simple dot, can change the place value of all the digits in a number. You will also learn how to read decimals using place values.

Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

3. Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to convert easily between decimals and mixed numbers. Learn what kinds of decimals you can and cannot convert to a mixed number.

Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

4. Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert any repeating decimal that you come across into a fraction. Learn how to write the two equations that are needed for the conversion.

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.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

6. Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

In math, we sometimes have to deal with decimal numbers instead of our nice whole numbers. Watch this video lesson to learn the one thing that you have to take into consideration when adding and subtracting decimals.

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

7. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do to get a correct answer when multiplying and dividing decimals. Learn the easy tricks to figuring out where the decimal point goes.

How to Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

8. How to Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can estimate problems with decimals in them so you can get a quick answer when you need it - for example, when you are at the gas station and you need to know how much gas you can afford.

How to Simplify Expressions Involving Decimals

9. How to Simplify Expressions Involving Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to take any expression involving decimals and simplify it. You'll learn what to look for and what things you can combine.

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