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Ch 1: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Math Operations & Money Arithmetic

About This Chapter

The Math Operations & Money Arithmetic 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 math operations and money arithmetic.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Math Operations & Money Arithmetic chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the math operations and money arithmetic topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, re-watch 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 math operations and money arithmetic topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Properties of whole numbers
  • Order of operations
  • Arithmetic with whole and decimal numbers
  • Word problems with money
  • Simple interest rate calculations
  • Compounding interest formulas
  • Calculations of taxes and discounts
  • Unit rate and unit price calculations

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10 Lessons in Chapter 1: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Math Operations & Money Arithmetic
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What are Whole Numbers? - Definition & Examples

1. What are Whole Numbers? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about whole numbers , including what they are and what distinguishes them from other types of numbers. We'll also take a look at a few things about whole numbers that sometimes trip students up.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

2. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

3. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.

Arithmetic with Decimal Numbers

4. Arithmetic with Decimal Numbers

Watch this video lesson and see how our little professor goes about adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimal numbers all without the use of a calculator!

Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

5. Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

Problems involving decimal numbers might sound like a way to torture you, but learning how important these types of problems are in the real world is important. In this lesson, you will see a couple areas in life where you routinely encounter decimal number problems.

How to Solve Problems with Money

6. How to Solve Problems with Money

Money matters, and knowing how much things cost will be useful no matter where you go. In this lesson, we'll learn the steps for solving word problems involving money.

How to Find Simple Interest Rate: Definition, Formula & Examples

7. How to Find Simple Interest Rate: Definition, Formula & Examples

When we borrow a certain sum of money over a period of time, we agree that we will pay it back, along with a fee, known as the interest owed. Similarly, when we invest a sum of money in a savings account, the account earns us interest. This lesson will show you how to calculate a certain type of interest called simple interest.

Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

8. Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Compound interest is a great way to have your money work for you. In this lesson, find out the formula for calculating compound interest and practice using the formula with several examples.

Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

9. Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

When you go shopping, you don't want to be surprised by the amount of tax on an item. You also want to fully understand discounts to know how much you can save. In this lesson, we'll practice calculating both tax and discounts.

How to Calculate Unit Rates & Unit Prices

10. How to Calculate Unit Rates & Unit Prices

One of the most common uses of math is to find out whether something is a 'good deal.' Unit prices, a special kind of unit rate, allow us to determine the best deals. In this lesson, learn how to calculate unit rates, including unit prices.

Chapter Practice Exam
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