Offers a variety of mathematics lessons, including algebra, geometry and pre-calculus as well as an assessment resource, called quizmasters, which tests students' abilities by: 1) generating random problems, 2) waiting for student input, 3) checking student input, and 4) instantly reporting if the input is correct.
Introduces the mathematics of percentages. Looks at the concept of a percentage as a fraction out of 100, cancelling down fractions to the simplest form, converting a percentage to decimal number, converting a decimal number to a percentage, converting a fraction into a percentage, and calculating a percentage of a given quantity. Includes exercises.
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