Ch 3: WEST Math: Decimals & Percents

Make sure you know the ins and outs of decimals and percents for the WEST Math exam. Our self-guided video lessons are a fun and engaging way to prepare for the test.

WEST Math: Decimals & Percents - Chapter Summary

The WEST Math test includes numerous real-world problems that assess your knowledge of decimals and percents. The video lessons in this chapter cover many of the skills you'll need, such as:

• Multiplying, subtracting, adding and dividing decimals
• Understanding decimal place values
• Computing taxes and discounts on retail products
• Working with percents, rounding decimals and solving interest problems
• Solving word problems that involve adding or subtracting decimals

You'll watch a collection of short video lessons, all of which are only 5-10 minutes long. Our world-class math instructors include straightforward example problems and detailed, step-by-step solutions that show you exactly how to solve problems involving decimals and percents on the WEST Math exam. Best of all, you can take short quizzes at the conclusion of these lessons and ask our instructors questions if you need help.

Objectives of the WEST Math: Decimals & Percents Chapter

If you're a new or current educator in Washington State, you'll need to pass the WEST Math exam in order to qualify for a math teaching endorsement. This series of Study.com video lessons can prepare you for many of the problems involving decimals and percents in the Mathematical Processes and Number Sense sub-area of the test. That particular sub-area makes up roughly 19% of the entire WEST Math test, and there are five sub-areas in total.

The WEST Math test is offered year-round at participating Pearson testing centers. It's a computer-based exam consisting of 150 multiple-choice questions, and you'll have 4 hours and 15 minutes to answer every question. You won't need to bring a calculator - one will be provided for you, as well as a formula sheet. Your test results will be provided immediately upon completion. You'll need a score of at least 220 in order to pass.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: WEST Math: Decimals & Percents
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