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Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun



Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun

Lynette Long

ISBN: 978-0-471-21058-0 October 2002 128 Pages


Don't Just Learn Decimals and Percents ...Master Them!

Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil.

In Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents, you'll learn how to read and write decimals, how to change decimals into fractions and percents, and much more. While you play exciting games like the fast-paced Dynamite Decimal Reduction and Here's a Tip, you'll also learn to estimate percentages in your head and even figure out what tip to leave at a restaurant. And with great games like Zeros Exchange, Multiplication War, and Math Review, you'll practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing both decimals and percents-- and have fun while you're doing it!

So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!
I. The Magic of Decimals and Percents.

II. The Facts on Decimals.

1. Scavenger Hunt.

2. Name That Place!

3. Decimals on the Line.

4. Roving Decimal Points.

5. Decimal Dot-to-Dot.

6. Dynamite Decimal Reduction.

7. Batting It In.

8. Slap Match.

9. Decimals Forever.

III. Adding and Subtracting Decimals.

10. Dozens of Dollars.

11. Dazzling Decimal Addition.

12. Count Down.

13. Overnight Delivery.

14. Shopping Spree.

15. Zeros Exchange.

IV. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals.

16. Multiplication War.

17. Inflation.

18. Currency Exchange.

19. Crack the Code.

20. 15-Second Division.

21. Buckets of Change.

22. Watch the Trends.

V. The Facts on Percents.

23. Percent Grids.

24. Guessing Game.

25. Scramble.

26. Conversion Wheel.

27. Colored Candy Magic.

28. Juice Labels.

29. Money Sleuth.

VI. Percents in Everyday Life.

30. From State to State.

31. Here's a Tip.

32. Interested in Money?

33. Better Deal.

34. Health Watch.

35. Game of Chance.

36. Commercial Time.

VII. Wrap It Up!

37. Math Review Game.

38. Problem Generator.

39. Number Cross Puzzle.

40. Math Libs.

Decimals and Percents.

Master Certificate.