Connecting Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percentages (6)

Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages (ACMNA131)

LO:To connect equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.

Know:

  • What fractions represent.

  • What decimal values represent.

  • What percentage values represent.

Understand:

  • That percentages, decimals and fractions can be used to represent a similar amount.

Do:

  • I can connect equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages and convert between the different values.

Essential Questions:

  • What is a percentage?

  • Why is a percentage always out of 100?

What is a Percentage?

A percentage is a number which is a fraction that is out of 100.

The word percent originates from Latin for per centum which means per 100.

Any number can be turned into a percentage if given the quantity that it is out of.

A percentage is part of a whole.

Connecting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages are all related and they can easily be converted between each other.

Teaching Ideas

Percentage Videos