17.2 Reading, Writing, and Rounding Decimals…307
17.3 Rounding Decimals…311
17.4 Strategies for Adding Decimals…314
17.5 Strategies for Subtracting Decimals…316
17.6 Strategies for Multiplying Decimals…317
17.7 Strategies for Dividing Decimals…319
17.8 Strategies for Converting Fractions to Decimals…321
17.9 Strategies for Converting Decimals to Fractions…326
17.10 Practice Exercises for Chapter 17…329
This chapter will show how all the strategies learned for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers may also be applied to decimals. This chapter will also discuss strategies for reading, writing, and rounding decimals along with strategies for converting between decimals and fractions.
All students need a strong foundation in working with decimals in order to be successful in later mathematics courses and in life.