Ch 16: OAE Middle Grades Math: Percents

About This Chapter

Watch the engaging video lessons in this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of percents in preparation for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam can test your comprehension of the materials.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Percents - Chapter Summary

Use the video lessons in this chapter on percents to help you get ready for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. The lessons can serve as refreshers to ensure you're prepared to address the following on the exam:

  • Defining and understanding examples of a percent
  • Converting percent notation to decimal notation
  • Getting the gist of converting percent notation to fraction notation
  • Changing between decimals and percents
  • Describing how to convert fractions to percents and back
  • Solving word problems that use percents

The video lessons offer step-by-step instruction that ensures you understand the functions necessary to solve percent problems. Instructors present the videos in a high-quality visual format that makes the learning process fun.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Percents Chapter Objectives

The OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment tests your comprehension of the subject to ensure you're prepared to teach it in the classroom and secure a subject-specific educator license in Ohio. The topics covered in this OAE Middle Grades Math: Percents chapter are located in the number sense and operations portion of the exam, which constitutes approximately 17% of the total test. In addition to watching video lessons, you can strengthen your understanding of percents by taking self-assessment quizzes. The quizzes can also help you prepare for the types of questions you will encounter on exam day.

All of the questions on the assessment are multiple choice and based on specific competencies. For this test, you are likely to encounter questions that are accompanied by graphs, diagrams or other illustrations that help you solve problems. Following each question is a set of four answers, one of which you will be asked to choose as the correct response.

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: OAE Middle Grades Math: 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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