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In this rational numbers worksheet, students solve and complete 15 different problems that include comparing and ordering various rational numbers. First, they fill in each blank with the correct symbol to make the sentence true. Then, students write the fractions in order from least to greatest and the decimal notation beneath each fraction.
Pupils identify expanded notation and scientific notation. In this rational numbers lesson, students use a calculator to discover the powers of 10. Pupils practice writing numbers in expanded notation using powers of 10. Students watch a movie segment, practice powers of ten place value equivalencies and play a partner game. Pupils write large numbers in scientific notation.
The Egyptians used unit fractions to describe all other fractions. Your class will rewrite rational expressions in order to deduce information about rational numbers. The activity starts with specific fractions, guides you through a few steps, then asks you to describe a procedure for writing any rational number as a sum of unit fractions. The historical element of this exercise adds an interesting flavor to the practice of simplifyinga rational expression.