Ch 8: Working with Decimals & Percents

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Students can review how to work with percentages and decimals using the video lessons and quizzes in this convenient chapter. Our learning tools are designed specially for young learners and serve as a flexible study guide that can be accessed at any time.

Working with Decimals & Percents - Chapter Summary

These lessons explain how to work with decimals and percents. Short video lessons quickly get students up to speed on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals as well as using decimal notation. Additional lesson topics include what a percent is and how to convert from percent notation to fraction and decimal notation. This chapter prepares your students to:

  • Convert decimals to mixed numbers
  • Utilize fractions and decimals to solve problems
  • Round decimals
  • Convert repeating decimals to fractions
  • Use decimal numbers to solve problems and multi-step inequalities

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12 Lessons in Chapter 8: Working with Decimals & Percents
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Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

1. Converting Decimals to Mixed Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to convert easily between decimals and mixed numbers. Learn what kinds of decimals you can and cannot convert to a mixed number.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

2. Relating Fractions and Decimals

Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.

How to Round Decimals

3. How to Round Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to look at any decimal number and round it any which way you want. Learn the tipping point that determines whether to go up to the next number or not.

Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

4. Converting Repeating Decimals into Fractions

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert any repeating decimal that you come across into a fraction. Learn how to write the two equations that are needed for the conversion.

Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

5. Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

In math, we sometimes have to deal with decimal numbers instead of our nice whole numbers. Watch this video lesson to learn the one thing that you have to take into consideration when adding and subtracting decimals.

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

6. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples & Word Problems

Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do to get a correct answer when multiplying and dividing decimals. Learn the easy tricks to figuring out where the decimal point goes.

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

7. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

Performing operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division has some differences when there are decimals involved. This lesson will explain how to perform these operations all while keeping the decimals straight.

Solving Problems Using Decimal Numbers

8. 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.

Solving Multi-Step Inequalities with Decimals

9. Solving Multi-Step Inequalities with Decimals

In this video lesson, you will learn the steps that are involved in solving inequalities for an unknown variable. We'll see that the order of operations stays the same, but there's a very significant difference when it comes to negative numbers!

What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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.

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