Ch 16: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Decimals

About This Chapter

The Decimals chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about working with 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 decimal 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 decimal topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Rounding decimals
  • Dividing and multiplying decimals
  • Mentally multiplying and dividing decimals
  • Comparing and ordering decimals
  • Adding and subtracting decimals
  • Converting between decimals and fractions
  • How to use decimal, percent and fraction charts

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10 Lessons in Chapter 16: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Decimals
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Working with Decimals

1. Working with Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will become well acquainted with decimals and how to work with them. Learn how you can use them to help you describe what is going on around you.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

2. 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 Repeating Decimals into Fractions

3. Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert any repeating decimal that you come across into a fraction. Learn how to write the two equations that are needed for the conversion.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

4. Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

In math, we sometimes have to deal with decimal numbers instead of our nice whole numbers. Watch this video lesson to learn the one thing that you have to take into consideration when adding and subtracting decimals.

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

5. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do to get a correct answer when multiplying and dividing decimals. Learn the easy tricks to figuring out where the decimal point goes.

Mentally Multiplying & Dividing Decimals by 10 & 100

6. 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

7. Dividing Decimals: Steps, Rules & Examples

In this lesson, you'll review some division terminology. Then, you'll learn the steps for decimal division and see them carried out in a few examples. Afterward, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

Using Fraction, Decimal & Percent Charts

8. 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.

How to Round Decimals

9. How to Round Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to look at any decimal number and round it any which way you want. Learn the tipping point that determines whether to go up to the next number or not.

Comparing and Ordering Decimals

10. Comparing and Ordering Decimals

In this video lesson, you'll find out how you can look at any two decimals and immediately tell which is greater than the other. You'll also learn how to quickly sort decimals from least to greatest or vice versa.

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