Ch 7: SBA Math - Grade 8: Percents

About This Chapter

Use this chapter of our Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) course for the Math - Grade 8 test to help your 8th grader master percentages. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide several unique approaches to help students understand how percentages may be determined and be used in real-world mathematical applications.

SBA Math - Grade 8: Percents - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help students develop an understanding of percentages and their ability to apply this knowledge to real world examples in preparation for the SBA Math - Grade 8 test. The video lessons in this chapter are the same topics students will be tested on, including:

  • Examples of percentages
  • Proper use of percent notation and decimal notation
  • The process of converting a percent notation to a decimal notation
  • Conversion of a fractional notation to a percentage
  • The use of percentages to solve problems
  • Real-world applications of problem solving using percentages

The video lessons and self-paced assessments of this chapter make learning how to identify percentages and apply them to real-world problems easy and fun. Using the ability to identify percentages and convert fractional and decimal notations to percentages can make identifying and solving problems simpler and more effective. Let our instructors guide your student through each lesson by showing them how to calculate percentages effectively in preparation for test day.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: SBA Math - Grade 8: Percents
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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.

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