This book presents an easy-to-read format for the student who has difficulty with conventional math texts. There are graphic models, a step-by-step instructional format, both guided and unguided practice exercises -- and an emphasis on world problems throughout.
The focus here is on hidden problems students typically have with decimals
• Misplacing the decimal point
• Omitting zeros when adding and subtracting
• Subtracting from a whole number
Students use the fours operations with decimals, plus rounding decimals and making estimates – important topics in the current curricula and on tests.