Percents and Equivalent Fractions

Why convert fractions into percents? The video reminds viewers that percents are a fraction with a denominator of 100. Using equivalent fractions, the resource shows how to change percents to a fraction without a denominator of 100. The presentation explains how converting fractions into percents puts values on the same scale for easier comparison.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on what common fractions or percents should individuals know
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should know how to find equivalent fractions
  • Pupils should understand about repeating decimals for one-third and two-thirds
Pros

  • Uses humor to keep the attention of the learners
  • Contains closed captioning
Cons

  • None