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Ch 4: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Percent Notation

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This chapter can help you improve your skills solving problems with percentages and converting between percentages, fractions and decimals. Use these lessons to help you prepare for the the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III: Mathematics exam.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Percent Notation - Chapter Summary

These lessons can help you improve your skills solving problems with percentages. Watch our professional instructors as they demonstrate techniques that may prove useful when answering problems on the National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Academic Skills Mathematics subtest that may require you to:

  • Solve problems with percentages
  • Convert numbers in percent notation to decimal notation
  • Change between percent notation and fractional notation
  • Solve word problems with percentages

For an additional review of the material, read the lesson transcripts or use the lesson quizzes to discover areas of weakness. Take care of these areas of weakness by using the video tags from the quiz results to link to locations in the lessons that discussed the topics you missed.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Percent Notation Chapter Objectives

The NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III: Mathematics exam is used to measure prospective teachers' mastery over basic mathematics. When you take this exam, you will be asked to complete 45 multiple-choice questions in a 60-minute testing session. Watching the lessons and completing the assessments of this chapter will help you prepare for these questions that require working with percentages.

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Percent Notation
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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.

Solve Problems Using Percents

2. 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.

Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

3. 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 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 Percent Notation to Fraction Notation

5. 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.

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.

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