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Basic Math: Working With Decimals

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The primary difference between math functions with whole integers and those with decimals is having to keep up with the decimal point. Examples cover adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals. Explains how to round them off. Standard Deviants School.

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Runtime: 14 minutes 47 seconds

Young woman sits on a box with 1 arm bent out and the other holding a number 1. Caption. Whole numbers. All the numbers would be whole numbers.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 1
12 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young man stands with lips pursed and fingertips touching. Math equations read, 4 times 4 equals 16, 4, X minus 4 equals negative 16, and negative 4 times negative 4 equals blank. Text reads, "Basic math." Caption. Multiply 2 negative numbers.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 3
8 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Smiling young woman sits with her legs crossed and hands on knees. She floats above a math equation that reads, 581 divided by 34. Caption. The divisor, 34, goes to the left.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 4
7 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital illustration of a pepperoni pizza divided into slices. Equation below reads, 6 over 6. Top fraction is labeled, part and slices there. Bottom fraction is labeled, whole and slices possible. Caption. The part and the whole are the same.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 5
6 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Math equations on orange and yellow background. 7 over 12 plus 5 over 18. 12 is not a factor of 18. 18, 1 times 18 equals 18. Caption. By number to get to 18.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 6
13 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Low angle shot of a young man sitting in an armchair with his elbows resting on his knees. Math equation below reads, 19 over 6 plus 14 over 6 equals 33 over 6. Caption. So the sum is 33 over 6.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 7
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Young man smiles and holds hands out with fingertips touching. Text overlay reads, "Basic math," and the equation, 0.22 equals 22 percent. Caption. That gives us the answer, 22 percent.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 8
7 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Math equation progression is on sky blue background. Math equation reads, 1.86 times 2.3 leads to 558 and 3720 yields 4.278. Caption. Decimal point is between 4 and 2.
Standard Deviants: Basic Math
Episode 9
14 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10

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    Bev S. (Eugene, OR)
    January 13th, 2016 at 06:44 AM

    Decimal concepts outlined clearly, and illustrated with the use of computer graphics - and a bit of humor. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of decimals - and scientific notation covered concisely.