Ch 28: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Computation in Business

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to review common math functions and computations used in business. These videos and quizzes can help you prepare for the WEST Business & Marketing Education test for teacher certification.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Computation in Business - Chapter Summary

Review basic math functions that are commonly used in business through the lessons in this WEST Business & Marketing Education test-prep chapter. Watch videos that help you review how to solve math problems related to:

  • Percents
  • Fractions and mixed numbers
  • Decimals
  • Unit conversions
  • Order of operations
  • Mean, median, mode and range

The short video lessons in this chapter include definitions, examples and illustrations to make studying easier. You can watch the videos as many times as needed or easily access key formulas in the corresponding text transcripts. There are also multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam that you can use to practice for test day.

12 Lessons in Chapter 28: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Computation in Business
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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.

Solve Problems Using Percents

2. 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.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

3. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

Comparing and Ordering Decimals

5. 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.

Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

6. 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.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

7. 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.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

8. 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.

Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

9. Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals easily and quickly. Learn the steps you need to take for each type of conversion.

Common Unit Conversions

10. Common Unit Conversions

Watch this video lesson, and you will become a pro at converting between inches and feet, between feet and yards, and between quarts and gallons. Learn the special numbers involved in each conversion.

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

11. 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.

How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

12. How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

Measures of central tendency can provide valuable information about a set of data. In this lesson, explore how to calculate the mean, median, mode and range of any given data set.

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