Taking a percent of a number? Trying to figure out the result? Convert the percent to a decimal and multiply it by the number! This tutorial will show you how!
Sales tax, tips at restaurants, grades on tests... no matter what you do, you can't run away from percents. So watch this tutorial and see once and for all what percents are all about!
Knowing the mathematical meaning of words allows you to decipher word problems and gives you the power to write your own word problems, too! Take a look at these words and learn their mathematical translations.
Doing math with paper and pencil can come in real handy, so make sure you're comfortable multiplying decimals by hand. After all, you don't want the calculator to be a crutch!
Taking a percent of a number? Trying to figure out the result? Use a percent proportion to solve! This tutorial will show you how!
Going shopping? Is something you want on sale? Trying to figure out the sale price of that item? Follow along with this word problem and you'll see how to calculate that price!
Going shopping can be tons of fun, but things can go sour when you get to the register and realize that the sales tax puts you over your budget. Always stay under budget by figuring out your total cost BEFORE you hit the check out. Watch this tutorial and learn how to calculate sales tax!