Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to understand the basics of fractions and decimals Understanding fractions and decimals is essential for your child to do math problems with confidence. Practice Makes Perfect: Fraction and Decimals gives your child bite-sized explanations of the subjects, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the problems they find challenging, polish skills they've mastered, and stretch themselves to explore skills they have not yet attempted. This book features exercises that increase in difficulty as your child proceeds through it. This book is appropriate for a 6th grade student working above his or her grade level, or as a great review and practice for a struggling 7th or 8th grader.
Erin Muschla is a math teacher in New Jersey. She is the author of Practice Makes Perfect: Pre-Algebra and has been a contributing writer to The Teacher's Calendar for many years.