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Problems with Percents - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll be given step-by-step instructions for converting percents and fractions into decimals. Our instructors will also provide you with a series of practice problems. Topics you'll explore include the following:
- Definitions and examples of percentage problems
- Changing between decimals and percents
- Going between decimals and fractions
- Converting fractional notations to percent notations
Concise and engaging video lessons can ready you for the NY Integrated Algebra Regents exam. You can take self-assessment quizzes after each lesson to gain practice answering problems you may find on the real test. You can also read through lesson transcripts and click on key terms to enhance your learning.
Problems with Percents Objectives
If you wish to earn a Regents Diploma in the state of New York, you'll have to pass five different subject tests, including the Integrated Algebra Regents exam. This math exam requires a passing score of 65 or above and takes three hours to complete. The Integrated Algebra Regents exam is divided into four parts and contains about 40 total questions. Although many of the problems are multiple choice, you will have to fill in some of your answers in spaces provided. Other questions also require you to provide graphs, diagrams and charts. Topics covered on the exam include number theory, operations, variables, equations and inequalities, coordinate geometry, measurements and probability.
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. 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.
3. 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.
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.
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Other chapters within the NY Regents Exam - Integrated Algebra: Test Prep & Practice course
- Number Theory & Basic Arithmetic
- Problems with Decimals and Fractions
- Problems with Exponents
- Problems with Exponential Expressions
- Problems with Radical Expressions & Equations
- Problems with Algebraic Expressions and Equations
- Distributing Terms in Algebra
- Algebraic Linear Equations & Inequalities
- Understanding Matrices & Absolute Value
- Overview of Functions
- Factoring with Variables
- Quadratics & Polynomials
- Rational Expressions & Practice
- Graphing Functions
- Calculations with Ratios, Percent & Proportions
- Understanding Sets
- Understanding Probability & Statistics
- Factorials & the Binomial Theorem
- Working with Data
- Well-Known Equations
- Intro to Trigonometry
- Measurement for Algebra Students
- Geometry for Algebra Students
- About the NY Regents Examinations
- NY Regents Exam - Integrated Algebra Flashcards