More Decimal Calculations

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Professor Perez demonstrates how to perform decimal calculations using a calculator. With step-by-step instruction and examples, viewers learn to work with decimals, exponents, and fractions, and how to apply order of operations. While the calculator is used when necessary, Perez emphasizes the importance of doing calculations mentally whenever possible, encouraging viewers to practice their math skills.

Lesson Description:

Learn to perform calculations with decimals fluently, this time with a calculator.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you perform calculations with decimals with a calculator?
  • What is 2.56 - 2.48488 / 0.698 + 3?
  • How do you know which order to perform calculations with decimals?
  • How do you simplify a problem with fractions, decimals, adding, subtracting, dividing, and squaring while showing all your work?
  • What is (2/3 - 3.2)^2 / (0.25)^2 + 3.2?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    In this video, calculators are used to perform more complicated decimal calculations involving multiple operations. Order of operations is needed to accurately complete these problems. Some of the problems get very involved and use a lot of previous knowledge.