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PECT PAPA: Percents - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers lessons designed to refresh your understanding of percents as you prepare for the PECT PAPA. After watching the videos, you will be ready to:
- Provide the meaning of a percent
- Understand how to convert from percent notation to decimal notation
- Convert percent notation to fraction notation
- Exhibit how to change between decimals to percents
- Showcase the steps involving in solving problems using percents
Use the resources in this chapter to streamline the process of studying for the exam. One option is to take the self-assessment quizzes before watching the lessons to determine which you need to review most. Watch lesson covering topics you understand the least first and review the lessons you fully comprehend last.
PECT PAPA: Percents Chapter Objectives
The PECT PAPA is an assessment used to help individuals still working on their undergraduate studies, as well as post-baccalaureate candidates under specific circumstances, secure initial teaching certification in Pennsylvania. The exam is broken into three modules: reading, math and writing. The topics covered in this percents chapter are found in the math module, which is composed of 36 selected-response items.
You can prepare for the exam by reviewing the lessons in this chapter and also accessing full video transcripts with easy-to-identify vocabulary words. If you have any questions about this chapter or its lesson topics, experts tutors are available to assist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5. 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.
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Other chapters within the PECT PAPA: Practice & Study Guide course
- PECT PAPA: Meaning of Words & Phrases in Text
- PECT PAPA: Purpose, Main Idea & Organization of Texts
- PECT PAPA: Analyzing & Interpreting Texts
- PECT PAPA: Drawing Inferences from Texts
- PECT PAPA: Numbers & the Number System
- PECT PAPA: Whole Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Positive & Negative Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Integers
- PECT PAPA: Rational & Irrational Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Decimals
- PECT PAPA: Fractions
- PECT PAPA: Exponents
- PECT PAPA: Linear & Nonlinear Functions
- PECT PAPA: Inequalities
- PECT PAPA: Basic Measurement
- PECT PAPA: Geometric Concepts
- PECT PAPA: Measuring Geometric Figures
- PECT PAPA: Data & Statistics
- PECT PAPA: Probability
- PECT PAPA: Problem Solving & Reasoning in Math
- PECT PAPA: Writing Structure
- PECT PAPA: Syntax, Grammar & Sentence Structure
- PECT PAPA: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation
- PECT PAPA: Writing Strategy
- PECT PAPA: Revising Your Writing
- PECT PAPA Flashcards