Study Guide

Fractions & Decimals Topics

Fractions

Fractions may look funky at first, but they're actually really useful once we get the hang of...

Equivalent Fractions

As you can see from the number line, many fractions can have the same value. Different fractions...

Reducing Fractions

It would be shocking to find we have a common ancestor with a friend—even more so if it's...

Adding & Subtracting Fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions can be time-consuming because it often involves a few extra...

Converting Between Mixed Numbers & Improper Fractions

Sometimes we'll be asked to convert mixed numbers into improper fractions, and vice versa. Once...

Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Here we will go over two different methods to add or subtract mixed numbers. Find the way that...

Multiplying Fractions & Mixed Numbers

Multiplication of fractions is pretty simple compared to addition and subtraction. And guess...

Dividing Fractions

SAVE IT, CHANGE IT, FLIP IT. That is all you need to remember when dividing fractions. Easy as...

Fractions Word Problems

Word problems are awesome because they help you visualize the math, and you can see examples that...

Decimals

Like fractions, decimals represent parts of a whole. In fact, all finite decimals (decimals that...

Place Value & Naming Decimals

The first thing to understand about decimals is place value. Each digit in a number holds a...

Visualizing Decimals

Decimals can be a less intimidating way of writing fractions. The denominators for all decimals...

Adding & Subtracting Decimals

Getting to the next level in our favorite video game was cool, but also kind of a letdown. The...

Multiplying Decimals

Multiplying decimals is only slightly more complicated than adding and subtracting decimals. The...

Dividing Decimals

Okay let's be honest, long division with decimals can be very tedious. Also, beyond pre-algebra...

Decimals Word Problems

In the real world, you will see decimals most often in situations involving money. Pretty much...