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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!!
  • Please take out your slates!
  • 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.
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