**Chapter Three: Decimals**

*Introduction: Most statistics in sports are reported as decimals. In basketball a player who made 52 of 60 free throws would have a “free throw percentage” of 0.867. In this chapter, the student will learn about decimals and how to use them to solve problems.*

*Focus: Use common procedures to multiply and divide decimals, and evaluate expressions and solve equations with decimals.*

This website has useful definitions for math work:

**http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html**

Click on this linkto go the old Prentice Hall's (the textbook publisher) link for video tutors. Although we no longer use this series, these video tutors may be useful.

http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=aae&wcsuffix=0775

Here are more links for on-line math help:

**This has a variety of student-created videos.**

**Dr. Math**

**Hot Math is**

**Math is Fun**

**This is an easy-to-use site to create graphs**

**http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/**

**This site has many videos for math and science related topics. Scroll down to the bottom for links for elementary school math videos.**

The following links may require a fee.