Study Guide

Types of Numbers Topics

Different Types of Numbers

We use numbers to solve problems. A simple problem like "If Ellen has 3 walls on which to watch...

Different Ways to Represent Numbers

Yo—Shmoop, represent.You may not realize it, but you're already pretty good at recognizing...

Comparing Fractions

As you now know, there are infinitely many ways to express any particular fraction. Even more if...

Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers

In order to multiply or divide with mixed numbers, turn the mixed numbers into fractions first....

Decimals

A decimal is another way of representing a real number. Many numbers that can be written as...

Percents

A percent is an abbreviation for a fraction where the denominator is 100. That fancy "%" sign...

Things to Do with Real Numbers

When comparing real numbers, it can help to think of the number line. Ah, how fondly we remember...

Even and Odd Numbers

The words "even" and "odd" have several meanings in mathematics. If we're talking about numbers,...

Sequences

A sequence of numbers is a list of numbers, whether infinite or finite. The individual numbers...

In the Real World

Here's a video that showcases math used in the real world.