Ch 36: Percents

About This Chapter

This chapter offers several video lessons designed to teach 3rd-5th graders how to write and work with percents. Students can use the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam to check their understanding of the material.

Percents - Chapter Summary

In this chapter on percents, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders can reinforce what they've learned at school by watching short video lessons. These fun videos cover concepts like how to change decimals to percents, how to convert fractional notation to percent notation and how to solve word problems using percents. There are also transcripts for each video, which allows students to learn in a way that best suits them. Quizzes and a chapter exam also allow them to gauge their mastery of percents.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

LessonObjective
What is a Percent? - Definition & ExamplesStudents learn what percents are, how to write them and how they're used.
Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal NotationThis lesson teaches students the steps used to convert percent notation to decimal notation.
Converting Percent Notation to Fraction NotationStudents learn how to convert a percent to a fraction.
Changing Between Decimals and PercentsThe instructor discusses how students can change back and forth between decimals and percents.
Changing Between Fractions and PercentsStudents get practice with changing back and forth between fractions and percents.
Converting Fractional Notation to Percent NotationIn this lesson, students learn the steps involved in converting from fractional notation to percent notation.
Solve Problems Using PercentsStudents get familiarized with shortcuts to use when solving problems involving percents.
How to Solve Word Problems That Use PercentsStudents learn strategies for solving word problems involving percents.

7 Lessons in Chapter 36: Percents
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Converting Fractions to Percents

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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