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How to Convert Fractions to Decimals

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- I can convert fractions to decimals using

division.

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

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!

What decimal is ½???

- Lets finish!!

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Practice Time!!

- Please take out your slates!
- Change 2/3 into a decimal. Remember NIDO!!!

Lets try another!

- Change 3/8 into a decimal.

Independent Work Change the fractions to decimals

- 5/6
- 4/10
- 3/5
- 2/7

Closure

- What is the procedure for turning a fraction into

a decimal? Write it on your slate.