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Decimals and fractions
Decimals and fractions are two different ways of representing the same number. In this tutorial, we'll explore converting between the two and thinking about what exactly decimals represent. Common Core Standards: 4.NF.C.5, 4.NF.C.6, 4.NF.C.7
We're practicing how to convert a lonely decimal into a happy fraction.
Being a decimal is hard. Everyone picks on you. Not like those lucky fractions. Let's convert the decimal together.
Converting this decimal results in a fraction that needs to be simplified. Can you help us?
Let's compare decimals on a number line, shall we?
We're mixing it up by placing both fractions and decimals on the same number line. Great practice because you need to move effortlessly between the two.
When comparing decimals it's easy to get confused by the number of digits to the right of decimal. Is it a tenth, hundredth, or thousandth? This video will help you a lot!
We're using the less than (<) and greater than (>) symbols to compare decimals now. Cool!