Ch 7: TExES Math 4-8: Percent Notation

About This Chapter

Use these chapter resources, including video lessons and accompanying self-assessment quizzes, to refresh crucial skills tested on the TExES Math 4-8 certification exam. These lessons cover the percent notations concepts you need to demonstrate in order to pass the test.

TExES Math 4-8: Percent Notations - Chapter Summary

This collection of lessons was developed to help you review percent notation concepts. Watch videos and read text transcripts covering such key concepts as:

  • Examples and definition of a percent
  • Converting percent notations to decimal notations and fractions (and the reverse)
  • Changing between decimals and percents
  • Solving real-world problems with percents

Our qualified instructors guide you through each topic in order to prepare you for the TExES Math 4-8 test. You may jump to specific video sections and use the text transcripts to review the concepts you need to strengthen most.

Objectives of the TExES Math 4-8: Percent Notation Chapter

The TExES Math 4-8 test assesses your knowledge and comprehension of mathematics concepts and strategies as well as your teaching potential for for middle school level teacher licensing in the state of Texas. The topics in this chapter may be tested as part of the Geometry and Measurement domain (~21% of the test) or as part of the Probability and Statistics domain (~16% of the test).

The self-check assessments that accompany each lesson are there to test your understanding of these crucial concepts while also allowing you to familiarize yourself with the types of questions you'll see on exam day. All of the questions on the exam are multiple choice and are administered via computer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: TExES Math 4-8: Percent Notation
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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.

How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

6. 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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