Converting Base-10 Fractions

How do fractions and decimals relate? Scholars learn how to change base-10 fractions to decimals and vice-versa. The sixth resource in a 16-part series revisits decimal place value. The video walks through the steps to write decimal fractions as decimals and the meaning of each digit.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Put up a large classroom size number line and have pupils place base 10 fractions on it
  • Create a human number line, giving each person a card with 0 through 9, and have them create decimal numbers
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should understand place value
Pros

  • Includes a review of concepts
  • Uses graphics to show decimal places
Cons

  • None