Comparing Fractions, Decimals & Percents

 

Objectives:

 

·        To review equivalent fractions and decimals

·        To learn how to convert a decimal to a percent

·        To learn how to convert a fraction to a percent

·        To learn how to convert a percent to a decimal

·        To learn how to convert a percent to a fraction

 

Outcomes:

 

·        To complete a mastery test on conversion of fractions, decimals and percents.

 

Warm-Up:

 

1.     Quizzes on comparing decimals and percentages, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/decimalspercentages/quiz.shtml.  Begin with level A. 

NOTE:  The British pound, ₤, is similar to the American dollar.   

 

2.   Quizzes on comparing fractions and percentages, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionspercentages/quiz.shtml.  Begin with level A. 

 

3.   Self-check quiz on percent conversions.  Click here http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/studytools/cgi-bin/msgQuiz.php4?isbn=1-57039-850-X&chapter=4&lesson=1

 

New Instruction:

Decimal and Fraction Conversions

 

1.      Converting decimals to fractions by multiplying by one instruction, click here http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac6/frac6.html

 

Decimal and Percent Conversions

 

NOTE:  Percent means “per one hundred”.

 

2.      Comparing decimals and percentages fact sheets, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/decimalspercentages/factsheet.shtml.

 

Fraction and Percent Conversions

 

NOTE:  Percent means “per one hundred”.

 

3.      Comparing fractions and percentages fact sheets, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionspercentages/factsheet.shtml .

 

4.      Writing fractions as percents additional lesson, click here http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol4/fractions_to_percents.html .

Feedback and Review:

Decimal and Percent Conversions

 

1.      Decimal and percent conversions, click here http://www.free-ed.net/fr07/lfc/course070101_01/unit1202.htm  and then click on “Feedback” on the left side of the screen to check your skills. 

 

2.      Comparing decimals and percentages in three worksheets, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/decimalspercentages/worksheet.shtml.  Answers are included. 

 

Fraction and Percent Conversions

 

3.      Changing fractions to percents, click here http://www.free-ed.net/fr07/lfc/course070101_01/unit1203.htm  and then click on “Feedback” on the left side of the screen to check your skills.

 

4.      Comparing fractions and percentages in five worksheets, click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionspercentages/worksheet.shtml.  Answers are included. 

NOTE:  The British pound, ₤, is similar to the American dollar.  

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

Fraction and Decimal Conversions

 

1.      Writing each fraction (all hundredths) in decimal format to check on your mastery, click here http://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=1&F=FIVE56 .

 

2.      Writing each fraction in decimal format to check on your mastery, click here http://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=1&F=FIVE57 .

 

3.      Writing each decimal as a fraction to check on your mastery, click here http://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=1&F=FIVE58 .

 

 

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