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Solving a linear equation with several occurrences of the variable: Variables on both sides and distribution

A somewhat fancierversion of seveal solving equation versions that should help solidify the process in your mind.

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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Like binomial denominators

This has two examples so that you can learn to watch out for what looks like a solution but is not because it creates division by zero if you check the answer in the original equation. The other…

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Power of 10: Negative exponent

Negative powers of 10 means that they are very small fractions.

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Solving a proportion of the form (x + a)/b = c/d

Demonstrating why we can "cross muliply" a proportion to solve it, we then do that.

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Ordering integers

Showing that any number to the left of another number on a number line is smaller

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Converting between percentages and decimals

Quick look at how to work it both ways

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Converting a fraction to a repeating decimal: Basic

Using long division to change a proper or improper fraction to its decimal value - repeating or terminating are the only possibilities.

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Converting a fraction to a terminating decimal: Basic

Conversion using long division if you don't have a calculator handy.

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Division of a decimal by a power of ten

Quick look at why and how we multiply decimals in this situation

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Multiplication of a decimal by a power of ten

How counting zeros tells you how far to move the decimal point

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Power of 10: Positive exponent

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