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Ch 19: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Decimals

About This Chapter

The Decimals chapter of this Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about decimals.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Decimals chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the decimals topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the decimals topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Decimal place value
  • How to work with decimals
  • Converting between decimals and fractions
  • Changing repeating decimals into fractions
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals
  • Mentally dividing and multiplying decimals
  • Leading and trailing zeros
  • Decimal, percent and fraction charts

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10 Lessons in Chapter 19: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Decimals
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What is a Decimal Place Value?

1. What is a Decimal Place Value?

In mathematics, decimals provide a shorthand method for writing mixed numbers and fractions to the powers of ten. Learn about decimals and decimal place values, and understand how to read decimals. Recognize that the placement of decimals matters tremendously, so it is vital to ensure the decimal is in the correct place.

Working with Decimals

2. Working with Decimals

Decimal numbers appear as a number with a period, followed by a series of digits, representing a partial number such as a half (0.5) or a quarter (0.25). Learn how to read and write decimals, and understand the concept of strings of zeros, the size of these numbers, and steps of rounding and scientific notation.

Converting Decimals to Fractions (and Back)

3. Converting Decimals to Fractions (and Back)

In mathematics, decimals and fractions both represent numbers that are not whole. Learn how to convert decimals to fractions, as well as how to convert fractions to decimals. Work problems to gain more understanding.

Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

4. Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

A repeating decimal is a decimal that continues to repeat a series of numbers, such as 0.2222.... With examples, learn how to convert a repeating decimal into a fraction by writing two equations and subtracting to find the fraction.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

5. Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

Certain steps, like the alignment of the digits in an equation, are very important when adding and subtracting using decimals. Learn about adding and subtracting using decimals through a series of examples, including practice word problems.

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

6. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

When multiplying and dividing decimal numbers, there are rules about what to do with the decimal point. Learn how to multiply and divide decimal numbers, and practice with real-world word problem examples.

Mentally Multiplying & Dividing Decimals by 10 & 100

7. Mentally Multiplying & Dividing Decimals by 10 & 100

In life, we don't always carry our calculators, smartphones, or even paper and pencil, yet we are constantly required to do math. Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100 are two of the more commonly used math applications, which this lesson will show you how to do quickly and accurately 'in your head.'

Dividing Decimals: Steps, Rules & Examples

8. Dividing Decimals: Steps, Rules & Examples

Decimal division requires specific steps. Learn division terminology and the rules for dividing with decimals in the divisor and/or dividend. See examples to understand the steps involved.

How Zeros Are Used in Decimals

9. How Zeros Are Used in Decimals

In decimals, zeros have a unique use, and they are also useful in different situations. In this lesson, dive into decimal numbers, leading zeros, trailing zeros, and when to use trailing zeros.

Using Fraction, Decimal & Percent Charts

10. Using Fraction, Decimal & Percent Charts

In this lesson, we will learn how to use a fraction, decimal, and percent chart. Also in this lesson, we learn how to convert among fractions, decimals, and percents.

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