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Percents, Fractions and Decimalsby April

Ferrell

Lesson Objectives

- Read, write, and represent decimals using

symbols, words, or models. - Identify and determine equivalent forms of proper

fractions.

Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

Converting Fractions to Decimals

Think about how you say the fraction.

.6

6 10

How many TENTHS are there? The 6 goes in the

TENTHS place.

8 100

.08

How many HUNDREDTHS are there? The 8 goes in the

HUNDREDTHS place.

Converting Fractions to Decimals

If the denominator is not a tenth or hundredth,

you will need to make an equivalent fraction

using a 10 or 100 as the denominator.

4 5

8 10

.8

Converting Fractions to Decimals

Lets try a few!

75 100

3 4

.75

4 20

20 100

.20

40 100

10 25

.40

Converting Decimals to Fractions

- Converting decimals to fractions is the opposite

of converting fractions to decimals. - Once again, read the fraction.
- What do you hear?
- Tenths or hundredths?

Converting Decimals to Fractions

Think about how you say the decimal.

.6

Read the decimal. The 6 is in the TENTHS place,

so the denominator is 10.

6 10

.08

8 100

What place is the 8 in? The HUNDREDTHS place. The

denominator is 100.

Converting Decimals to fractions

Lets try a few!

60 100

6 10

or

.60

16 100

.16

40 100

4 10

or

.40

Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

Converting Decimals to Percents

Lets try a few!

60

.60

.16

16

.04

4

Converting Fractions to Percents

Lets try a few!

75 100

3 4

75

4 20

20 100

20

40 100

10 25

40