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    Fraction Division and Compound Fractions Help

    Fraction Division and Compound Fractions Division of fractions with variables can become multiplication of fractions by inverting the second fraction. Because compound fractions are really only fraction division problems, rewrite the compound ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Variables in Word Problems Help

    Introduction to Variables in Word Problems Often the equations used to solve word problems should have only one variable, and other unknowns must be written in terms of one variable. The goal of this section is to get you acquainted with ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 13.

    Algebra Introduction to Variables Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Introduction to Variables Help Canceling with Variables Help ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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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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    Negative Numbers Help

    Introduction to Negative Numbers A negative number is a number smaller than zero. Think about the readings on a thermometer. A reading of – 10° means the temperature is 10° below 0° and that the temperature would ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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