Fraction, Decimal, Percent (Area and Grid Models)


Model and compare fractions, decimals, and percents using area models. Each area model can have 10 or 100 sections and can be set to display a fraction, decimal, or percent. Click inside the area models to shade them. Compare the numbers visually or on a number line.

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LESSON MATERIALS:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Compare fractions, decimals, and percents.
  • Define percent as "out of 100."
  • Understand that fractions, decimals, and percents are alternate methods of representing the same quantity.
  • Express a quantity, such as 46 out of 100, as a fraction, decimal, and percent.
  • Know that a percent is a decimal (in hundredths), equivalent to a fraction out of 100.

VOCABULARY:

  • decimal, decimal point, equivalent, fraction, percent

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User Recommendations (3):

  • avatar
    This gizmo allows students to apply previous learning and knowledge to another way of understanding fractions, decimals, and percent.

    Recommended For:  5th Grade Math

    By: Gizmo User from Hawaii

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    Helpful way for students to see how fractions, decimals and percents are related

    Recommended For:  4th Grade, 5th Grade Math

    By: Gizmo User from Hawaii

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    I feel that this is a great way to teach students about decimals, percents, and fractions. It allows students to browse and compare.

    Recommended For:  5th Grade Math

    By: Gizmo User from Hawaii

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