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Simply Math Everyday Math Skills   2009  NWT Literacy Council
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Simply Math Booklet  Table of Contents  Table of Contents How to use this Book...............................................
Table of Contents  Simply Math Booklet  Proper Fractions                                                            . Impr...
Simply Math Booklet  Table of Contents  Percents                                                                          ...
How to Use This Book  Simply Math Booklet  How to Use This Book 1. Read the table of contents. This will tell you what is ...
Simply Math Booklet  Whole Numbers  Whole Numbers     There are 10 symbols  0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9.     Each of these nu...
Whole Numbers  Simply Math Booklet  Place Value Each digit has a certain place value and face value.     In 5746, the digi...
Simply Math Booklet  Whole Numbers  Rounding You do not always need to know the exact number. You can use numbers that are...
Whole Numbers  Simply Math Booklet  Here   s a tricky one to try. Let   s round 3,983,542 to the nearest hundred thousand....
The Basic Skills  The Basic Skills Basic skills are needed to do math questions correctly. These skills are adding, subtra...
The Basic Skills  Simply Math Booklet  2. Add each column starting from the right, adding the ones first. 6 plus 9 is 15. ...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  For example  Estimate 235   585 1. Round each number.  200   600  2. Add.  800  3. ...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  Subtraction The sign for subtraction is     and it is called a minus sign. Subtract...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  4. You had to borrow 1 hundred from the hundreds place so now you have 5 hundreds l...
Simply Math Booklet The Basic Skills  4. Subtract the ones column  10     8   2. Now subtract the tens column  9     4   5...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  An estimate can sometimes be improved. If the difference of 645 - 450 were estimate...
The Basic Skills  Simply Math Booklet  Multiplication Multiplication is repeated addition. Multiplication is a quicker way...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  Simple Long Division Division is sometimes referred to as the opposite math operati...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  Long Division with Remainders When we are given a long division to do it will not a...
Simply Math Booklet  The Basic Skills  The whole number result is placed at the top. Any remainders are ignored at this po...
The Basic Skills  Simply Math Booklet  The whole number result is placed at the top. Any remainders are ignored at this po...
The Basic Skills  Properties of Zero  1. 0 added to any number is the number.  5 0 5  2. 0 subtracted from any number is t...
The Basic Skills  Addition  These are word clues that tell you to add.     altogether  How much do you have altogether    ...
The Basic Skills  Multiplication  The word clues are often the same for adding and multiplying, because multiplying is jus...
The Basic Skills  Friday  Saturday  Sunday   12 degrees C 12 degrees C 14 degrees C  To find the average temperature for t...
The Basic Skills  If you don   t follow the order of operations, you will get a different answer. That is why everyone mus...
The Basic Skills  Simply Math Booklet  For example  List the factors of 30  Ask what two numbers  factors  can be multipli...
The Basic Skills  Composite Numbers are numbers that have more than two factors. For example      6   1 x 6 and 2 x 3     ...
The Basic Skills  For example  Find the G.C.F. of 18 and 24. 1. List all the factors of each. a. What two numbers multipli...
The Basic Skills  A number can be a multiple of more than 1 number. These are common multiples. For example  Find the comm...
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Fractions  Fractions A fraction is a part of a whole. A penny is a fraction of a dollar. It is 1 of the 100 equal parts of...
Fractions  For example      2 is half of 4 and 1 is half of 2 and 50 is half of 100. 2 4  1 2  50 100      All these fract...
Fractions  For example  Write 3 different fractional names for 1.     1 1 1     1 2 2     1 3 3     1 can be  1 can be 6 6...
Fractions  Check to see if the above are equivalent fractions. Remember  Cross-multiply      2 x 15   30  5 x 6   30      ...
Fractions  You can rename an equivalent fraction to lowest terms. It is called simplifying the fraction or reducing the fr...
Fractions  Adding Fractions To add fractions with the same denominator, add only the numerators and put the sum over the d...
Fractions  Proper Fractions Proper fractions are fractions that are less than 1.     1 3, 3 4, 4 7, and 5 9 are all exampl...
Fractions  There is a quicker way to change mixed numbers into improper fractions. Try this one  Write this mixed number a...
Fractions  Try this one  21 6 1. 21    6   3 with 3 remainder 2. 3 is the whole number 3. 3 6 is the remainder 4. 3 and 3 ...
Fractions  Adding Mixed Numbers When mixed numbers are added, answers need to be renamed and put in the simplest form. For...
Fractions  Subtracting Mixed Numbers In order to subtract a mixed number from a whole number, the whole number needs to be...
Fractions  6. Ask what was done to the 4  denominator  to make 12  It was multiplied by 3, so multiply the numerator by 3....
Fractions  5. 3 8 stays the same. 6. Add together  Subtracting  Try this one   1. Multiples of 5   5, 10, 15, 20, 25    2....
Fractions  Multiplying of Fractions Multiplying fractions is very different from adding or subtracting. It takes lots of p...
Fractions  3. 8 will divide into both 8 and 32. 4. Now you can multiply the numbers that are left.  5. Your answer is  Mul...
Fractions  Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers When multiplying fractions and mixed numbers rename the mixed number as...
Fractions  Dividing Fractions Before you learn to divide fractions, you need to understand the term reciprocal. Reciprocal...
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Decimals  Decimals Decimals, like fractions, allow you to work with parts of numbers. Decimals are names for fractions. If...
Decimals  Reading Decimals     The dot in the decimal is called the decimal point.     It is written to the right of the o...
Decimals      The decimal point does not take up a place. Only a number can take up a place.     Any decimal no matter how...
Decimals  Rounding Decimals Decimals are rounded the same way whole numbers are rounded. For example  Round 9.635 to the n...
Decimals  Changing Decimals to Fractions You can change a decimal to a fraction or a mixed number. 1. Read the decimal. 2....
Decimals  Changing Fractions to Decimals Fractions or mixed numbers with denominators of 10, 100, 1000, etc. can be writte...
Decimals  There is another way to rename a fraction to a decimal. If a fraction does not have a denominator of 10.100, 100...
Decimals  Adding Decimals Decimals are added the same way whole numbers are added. To add decimals, line up the decimal po...
Decimals  For example  Estimate the sum of 0.988   0.53 1. Round each number.  1   0.5  2. Add the rounded numbers.  1.5  ...
Decimals  Estimating the Difference of Two Decimals How do you estimate a difference by rounding  1. Round each decimal te...
Decimals  Sometimes it is necessary to write extra zeros in the answer before the decimal point can be placed. For example...
Decimals  Dividing Decimals The division steps for decimals are the same as they are for whole numbers, except you must pl...
Decimals  Divide a decimal by a decimal. 1. Move the decimal point in the divisor to the right as far as it will go 2. Mov...
Decimals  Divide a whole number by a decimal. 1. Move the point in the divisor three places to the right. 2. Place a point...
Decimals  Dividing Decimals by 10, 100, and 1000 Like shortcuts in multiplying decimals by 10, 100, or 1000, there are als...
Decimals  Multiply by 10  by 100  by 1000  3.65 x 10   36.5  3.65 x 100   365  3.65 x 1000   3650  0.584 x 10   5.84  0.58...
Percents  Percents Percent is another way to describe a part or fraction of something. The only denominator that a percent...
Percents  For example  Change 25 1 4   to a decimal. 1. Drop the percent.  25  2. Change 1 4 to a decimal.  4    1  .25  3...
Percents  Changing Decimals to Percents You just learned how to change a percent to a decimal by moving the decimal point ...
Percents  Changing Percents to Fractions Now that you can change a percent to a decimal, you can change a percent to a fra...
Percents  This example takes an extra step. One more example  Change 6 1 4  to a fraction.       0.25  1. Change the fract...
Percents  Changing Fractions to Percents There are two ways to change a fraction to a percent. Method 1  Multiply the frac...
Percents  Finding a Percent of a Number Percents are very common in the everyday world. Learning how to solve percent prob...
Percents  Finding what percent one number is of another is a similar problem that can be solved by writing the problem as ...
Percents  3. Cross multiply.  4. 48 is 16  of 300. Calculating Interest Interest is the money you pay for borrowing money....
Percents  More interest problems  1. How much will you pay in interest on a  5000 loan for 5 years at 5.5   How much will ...
Other Important Math Concepts  Other Important Math Concepts Ratio A ratio is a comparison of one number with another. It ...
Other Important Math Concepts  Proportions A proportion is a statement that two ratios are equal. This is how it is shown ...
Other Important Math Concepts  Basic Exponents Exponents are shorthand for repeated multiplication of the same thing by it...
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Metric Units and Measurement  Metric Units and Measurement1 Length The standard unit of length in the metric system is the...
Metric Units and Measurement  1000 mililitres   1 litre  1 decilitre   1 dl  1,000 litres   1 cubic metre  m3   1 litre   ...
Metric Units and Measurement      1 week   7 days     1 year   365 1 4 days  for the Earth to travel once around the sun  ...
Metric Units and Measurement  Some common examples are      Freezing   0   C , 32  F     Room temperature   20   C , 68  F...
Metric Units and Measurement  Triangle Area   1 2 of the base X the height a   1 2 bh Perimeter   a   b   c  add the lengt...
Metric Units and Measurement  More on Length, Mass, Volume and Temperature Look at the chart below to help you get a bette...
Metric Units and Measurement  1 kilometre  1 km   Mass  1 kilogram  1 kg   1 gram  1 g   85 Simply Math Workbook
Metric Units and Measurement  Volume  1 liter  1 L or 1 l   1 millilitre  1 mL or 1 ml   Temperature  degree Celsius    C ...
Metric Units and Measurement  Metric Vs. Imperial  Conversion Charts and Information Fact  The United States is the only i...
Metric Units and Measurement  Imperial USA unit  Metric  SI  unit  Metric  SI  unit  Imperial USA unit  Ounce  weight   28...
Metric Units and Measurement  Imperial USA unit  Metric  SI  unit  Metric  SI  unit  Teaspoon  UK   5.92 millilitres  Teas...
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