Intermediate Math
Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
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Introduction


Concept/Skill  Sample  YouTube  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 6  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 6  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Mixed Word Problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 
When you have a real life situation, you don't know ahead of time what kind of math you will need to do to solve a problem. When you have a question like, "How much change will I get back if I owe $43.25 and I pay with a $50 bill?" you have to figure out that it is a decimals problem and then set up and do the decimal math: 50.00  43.25 = $6.75 
Operation Words  Understanding a Word Problem 

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MatheMagics 1  Choosing an Operation in Word Problems 
Problem Solving


Concept/Skill  Sample  YouTube  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 6  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 6  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Solving singlestep word problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents  For this question: "Jim got a $0.50 per hour raise and now makes $13.50. What percent raise did he get?" 1) What question is the problem asking? What percent raise. 2) What facts does the problem give? The raise was $0.50 per hour. The new wage is $13.50. 3) Are there any word clues in the problem? 4) What do I need to do to get the answer? We will use the percent statement that the part / whole = percent. The whole is $13.50. The part is $0.50. .5 / 13.5 = about 0.04. Then we convert that to a percent by moving the decimal two places to the right. Answer: 4% 

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4143: Exercises 14  
Solving Twostep word problems with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 
For this question: “Jenny has a family of six. How much will it cost her to get them all ice cream cones if the cones are 2 for $2.48?” 1) What question is the problem asking? Cost for 6 ice cream cones. 2) What facts does the problem give? 2 cones cost $2.48. 3) Are there any word clues in the problem? “2 for $2.49” tells me I’ll need to divide to find the cost for each cone 4) What do I need to do to get the answer? First, I’ll find the cost for 1 cone: 2.48 / 2 = $1.24 Then, multiply that cost by the number of family members. 1.24 x 6 = $7.44 Answer: $7.44 
(You do not need to do the Academic Vocabulary part at the end of the video.) 
Solve multistep word problems by organizing the data  137144 
52 Complete Problems: 13, 7, 9, 10 
4346: Exercises 56
4855 Exercises 17
5862: Exercises 37 
Problem Solving PostTest
1. In the Number Power, 6 book, complete Word Problems PostTest B on pages 167172. DO NOT COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 20. It is OK to use a calculator on this test. 

2. Answers can be found on pages 210211. 

3. A passing score is 15 out of 17. 