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## How to Convert Fractions to Decimals

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Title: How to Convert Fractions to Decimals

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How to Convert Fractions to Decimals
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ObjectiveG5.1M.C1.PO1
• I can convert fractions to decimals using
division.

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Essential Questions
• 1. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and
percents? How are they related to each other?
• 2. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and
percents? How would you compare them to part of
• a whole?
• 3. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and
percents? How can they be represented?
• 4. What are the procedural steps to convert
between fractions, decimals, and percents? Why
are these procedures important? Why do we need to
convert between fractions, decimals, and percents

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How do we convert fractions into decimals?
• We can use division.
• Here are the steps

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• First put the denominator on the OUTSIDE of the
division house.
• Next, you put the numerator INSIDE the house.
• ThinkNIDO!!!!
• Numerator Inside Denominator Outside!

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Confusing??? Nah!!!
• Now just add a decimal and a 0 to the numerator.
• Then, line the decimal at the top.
• Like this!!
• Now, pretend the decimal is not even there!
• Easy as pie!!!!

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Divide as normal!
• Remember DMSBR
• Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down, Repeat
• The difference.NO REMAINDERS!

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What decimal is ½???
• Lets finish!!

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Practice Time!!
• Change 2/3 into a decimal. Remember NIDO!!!

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Lets try another!
• Change 3/8 into a decimal.

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Independent Work Change the fractions to decimals
• 5/6
• 4/10
• 3/5
• 2/7

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Closure
• What is the procedure for turning a fraction into
a decimal? Write it on your slate.