Ch 38: Solving Real World Math Problems

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to refresh your knowledge of the steps involved in solving real world math problems. Get reacquainted with the concepts of time, money, taxes, volume and more with help from fun video lessons.

Solving Real World Math Problems - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter make it easy for you understand how to solve real world math problems. Review them in any sequence from your smartphone, tablet or computer to ensure you have full comprehension of how to convert units of time, calculate taxes, and use the distance formula. Practice problems in this chapter reinforce the concepts you've reviewed. In no time, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Demonstrate the process of solving problems with time
  • Explain how to count time and convert between units of time
  • Share how to solve word problems involving money
  • Calculate discounts and taxes
  • Describe units for mass and volume, and convert from one unit system to another
  • Find the distance between two points on a graph

Watch the videos whenever convenient to strengthen your understanding of how to solve real world math problems at a comfortable pace. If you need to revisit concepts within the lessons, use the video timeline to identify and skip to key topics. Test your knowledge of lesson concepts by taking multiple-choice quizzes. If you answer any quiz question incorrectly, simply click the link next to the answer to revisit the related portion of the video.

6 Lessons in Chapter 38: Solving Real World Math Problems
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How to Solve Problems with Time

1. How to Solve Problems with Time

It's amazing how much time can be saved when people work together. In this lesson, we'll practice figuring out just how much time we're talking about as we solve problems involving time.

Converting Units of Time

2. Converting Units of Time

After watching this video lesson, you will understand the units of time that we use to count time and know how to convert between these units. Learn the one number that you have to multiply and divide by to make your conversions.

How to Solve Problems with Money

3. 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.

Taxes & Discounts: Calculations & Examples

4. 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.

Mass and Volume: Formulas, Unit Conversion & Practice Problems

5. Mass and Volume: Formulas, Unit Conversion & Practice Problems

Learn about how mass and volume are connected by a special formula, how to calculate volumes of common 3D shapes, and how to convert between different units of mass and volume. Complete some practice problems and perfect your skills.

How to Use The Distance Formula

6. How to Use The Distance Formula

You can't always rely on your smartphone to tell you how far you need to travel to get from point A to point B. The distance formula will tell you the distance between any two points on a graph. In this lesson, you'll learn where it comes from and how to use it!

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