Decimals and Fractions 101

Learn how to use basic decimals and fractions in math class.

This course was last upgraded in April of 2018.

What you’ll learn

  • Be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals..
  • Solve story problems involving decimals and fractions..
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide factions..
  • Simplify fractions..
  • Convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers..
  • Find LCM and GCF..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 4min.
  • Fractions –> 13 lectures • 46min.
  • Decimals –> 9 lectures • 27min.
  • Bonus Materials –> 2 lectures • 1min.

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Requirements

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers..
  • Read and write in English..

This course was last upgraded in April of 2018.

What is our goal?

Decimals and fractions 101 was designed to teach the fundamentals of decimals and fractions in math class. Students and parents often become frustrated, stressed, and overwhelmed by fractions and decimals. My primary goal with this course is to change the feeling students have when they see decimals or fractions in math class. We want a student who is stressed to feel a boost in self-esteem. We want a parent who is overwhelmed by helping with decimals and fractions on math homework to feel confident that their child will succeed. We want everyone who is frustrated by fractions and decimals in math to feel an incredible boldness about their abilities to succeed with math. People shouldn’t be afraid of decimals or fractions.

Who should take this course?

The math skills in this course are first brought up in the 3rd grade. The topics are fully introduced in 4th and 5th grades. The fundamentals of fractions and decimals should be mastered by the 6th grade.

  • Any student in 3rd to 5th grades would benefit from this course.
  • Any parent or guardian would benefit by learning the skills needed to help their students improve in math by learning more about fractions and decimals.
  • Students in 6th to 8th grade would also benefit from this course if they are struggling with decimal and fraction basics.

How do you succeed in this course?

There is only one way to guarantee a win in this course. That way is to finish all the lectures, assignments, quizzes, and tests. Each topic contains a four question assignment, a quiz, and a worksheet on fractions and decimals. At the end of the math course there are two exams that cover all of the fraction and decimal materials presented in this math course. Yes, it is a lot of work, but the confidence your student will feel is worth it. Start today and learn everything you need to know about fractions and decimals in math.

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