Algebra: Decimals Help and Practice Problems

Find study help on decimals for algebra. Use the links below to select the specific area of algebra decimals you're looking for help with. Each guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn decimals for algebra.

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    Decimals Help

    Converting Decimals to Fractions A decimal number is a fraction in disguise: and

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers Help

    Adding and Subtracting Decimals In order to add or subtract decimal numbers, each number needs to have the same number of digits behind the decimal point. If you write the problem vertically, you can avoid the common problem of adding the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Multiplying Decimal Numbers Help

    Multiplying Decimals To multiply decimal numbers, perform multiplication as you would with whole numbers. Then count the number of digits that follow the decimal point or points in the factors. This total will be the number of digits that ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Decimal Fractions Help

    Simplifying Fractions with Decimals Fractions having a decimal number in their numerator and/or denominator can be rewritten as fractions without decimal points. Multiply the numerator and denominator by a power of 10—the same power of ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Division with Decimals Help

    Dividing Decimals We can use the method in the previous section to rewrite decimal division problems as whole number division problems. Rewrite the division problem as a fraction, clear the decimal, and then rewrite the fraction as a division ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Algebra Decimals Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Decimals Help Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers Help ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Decimals in Linear Equations Help

    Solving Equations with Decimals Because decimal numbers are fractions in disguise, the same trick can be used to “clear the decimal” in equations with decimal numbers. Count the largest number of digits behind each decimal point ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Algebra Linear Equations Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Linear Equations Help Decimals in Linear Equations Help ...

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