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Ch 4: Number Sense - Business Math: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Number Sense chapter of this Business Math Help and Review course is the simplest way to master fractions, decimals and percentages. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of fractions, decimals and percentages.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help understanding material from business math will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding how to solve problems that include percentages, fractions and decimals.
  • Need an efficient way to learn percentages, fractions and decimals.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra business learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Number Sense chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Number Sense chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answer to questions including:

  • What is a percentage?
  • How do I solve problems that use percentages?
  • What are the rules for comparing and ordering fractions?
  • How do I solve problems that use fractions and mixed numbers?
  • What are the rules for ordering decimal numbers?
  • How do I solve problems that use decimal numbers?
  • How do I change between decimals and percents or between decimals and fractions?
  • How do I calculate and convert percentages, fractions and decimals?
  • What is the procedure for performing common unit conversions?
  • What is the order of operations?
  • How can I interpret bar graphs and pie charts?

15 Lessons in Chapter 4: Number Sense - Business Math: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

1. Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals easily and quickly. Learn the steps you need to take for each type of conversion.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

2. 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.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

3. 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.

Common Unit Conversions

4. Common Unit Conversions

Watch this video lesson, and you will become a pro at converting between inches and feet, between feet and yards, and between quarts and gallons. Learn the special numbers involved in each conversion.

Comparing and Ordering Decimals

5. Comparing and Ordering Decimals

In this video lesson, you'll find out how you can look at any two decimals and immediately tell which is greater than the other. You'll also learn how to quickly sort decimals from least to greatest or vice versa.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

6. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

Interpreting Graphical Representations

7. Interpreting Graphical Representations

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to quickly and easily read and interpret any line and bar graph. You will be able to gather important information by just looking at one of these graphs.

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.

Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

9. Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

Problems involving decimal numbers might sound like a way to torture you, but learning how important these types of problems are in the real world is important. In this lesson, you will see a couple areas in life where you routinely encounter decimal number problems.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

10. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

11. Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

In this lesson, we will examine two of the most widely used types of graphs: bar graphs and pie charts. These two graphs can provide the reader with a comparison of the different data that is displayed.

What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

12. 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.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

13. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

What is Business Analytics? - Definition & Strategy

14. What is Business Analytics? - Definition & Strategy

This lesson will introduce you to how data is used in business to help make decisions. We will define data analytics and look at some strategies businesses can use.

What is Retail Math? - Definition & Examples

15. What is Retail Math? - Definition & Examples

Applying basic math skills is critical in evaluating retail performance. In this lesson, we will look at a few examples of retail math formulas and show how they are applied in real world situations.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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