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Recorded MS
Math | Boot Camps
Math Foundations Boot Camp with Emily Nardozzi

The focus of this course will be to strengthen students’ skills in working with fractions, decimals, and percentages. Fractions are the most misunderstood concept in all of mathematics and many students cringe when they come across them in a math problem. The goal of this course is to make sure that students are able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, decimals, and percentages with ease and confidence.

Total classes: 8

Prerequisite: Has completed at least a 5th grade level math course

Suggested grade level: Rising 6th, 7th, or 8th grade

Suggested credit: 1/2 semester Math Prep

Description

The focus of this course will be to strengthen students’ skills in working with fractions, decimals, and percentages. Fractions are the most misunderstood concept in all of mathematics and many students cringe when they come across them in a math problem. The goal of this course is to make sure that students are able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, decimals, and percentages with ease and confidence.

Outline

Day One: Represent and name decimals in words and numerically. Perform the four basic operations using decimals.

Day Two: Use equivalent fractions to represent the same value and write fractions in simplest form. Convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions.

Day Three: Perform the four basic operations using fractions.

Day Four: Convert between decimals and fractions.

Day Five: Represent values using percents. Convert between decimals, fractions, and percents.

Day Six: Continue to work on understanding of equivalent percents, decimals and fractions.

Day Seven: Properly evaluate expressions using the appropriate order of operations.

Day Eight: Review

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: None. All course materials are provided free by the teacher.

Homework: There is no textbook homework. At the end of each day (except Day 6) there will be an online quiz that students will take to allow them to assess how well they understood the material. This quiz should not take more than 15 minutes. Quizzes are self grading, so no answer key is required for this course.

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