ParaPro Math Study Guide: Decimals

Numbers that are written with decimals refer to a system of numbers based on the powers of 10. To add or subtract decimal numbers, you line up the decimals vertically and add/subtract.  You would use 0’s where there are any missing digits.  The decimal point stays in the same location throughout. To multiply decimals, you … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Linear Equations & Coordinate Planes

To solve a linear equation, you should isolate the variable.  You are trying to determine what value of the variable would make the equation true. To isolate the variable, you use inverse operations (addition and subtraction or multiplication and division). The = symbol represents equality.  Whatever you do to the left side of the equals … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Data Analysis

Introduction: In this unit, we will be introducing and discussing data analysis using charts and graphs. Data analysis is an important skill to possess in order to make best judgments based on data trends. In this study guide, we will explore how to decipher information from data illustrations and measurements. Chart and Graph Analysis: Charts, … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Geometry

Geometrical Shapes We will first go over some basic geometrical definitons and shapes. Circle: Circumference: Area Square: Perimeter: Area Rectangle: Perimeter = $2x + 2y$Area = $xy$ Parallelogram: two sets of parallel sides Area Triangles: Area Isosceles Triangles: two congruent sides Right Triangles: One Right Angle To calculate the area of a rectangle, you multiply … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Rounding & Estimating

Introduction: In this unit, we will be introducing and discussing rounding and approximating numbers. Rounding and approximating numbers can prove to be very useful in mathematics when we are dealing with complex calculations. These approximation tactics can be used to simplify difficult math problems and give us accurate estimations to the math problems we are … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Order of Operations

This page of our ParaPro study guide covers the order of operations, and we teach you a step-by-step method to apply the order of operations when solving equations. However, you need to understand exponents as part of this process, so we will start there. Exponents An exponent represents repeated multiplication. For example, $2^5$ means $2*2*2*2*2=32$ … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Measurement

This page of our free ParaPro Study Guide covers all types of measurements including time and money. You will learn about different units of measurement and how to convert between various units. After you have read through this material you can take the measurement review test to check your progress. Time & Money We can … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Percentages

This page of our online ParaPro Study Guide covers percentages. You will learn how to convert a fraction to a percentage, find a percentage of a value, and change a value be a percentage. Four examples are included to help you master these skills. Once you are comfortable with this material you can try the … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Decimals

This page of our ParaPro study guide covers decimals. It explains what they are and how they are used. You will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them. We have also includes some examples that show how to solve these problems step-by-step. After reviewing all of this material you should test your knowledge … Read more

ParaPro Math Study Guide: Fractions

This page of our free ParaPro study guide covers fractions. It starts by describing the basics of fractions, and then moves on to adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. Finally, it shows how to compare fractions. What is a Fraction? A fraction is made up of two numbers: the numerator on top and denominator on … Read more