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Change Fractions into Decimals

This five-minute video presents two algorithms for converting a fraction into decimal form. After a brief discussion of decimal place value, the first method, changing a fraction to an equivalent number of tenths or hundredths, is shown. Next, the division of numerator by the denominator is demonstrated.
Contributed by: Colleen King, Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Decimals, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeLecture/Presentation, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorColleen King, Publisher
    • Publication Date2011
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2011
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
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      By Uncle Bob on 03/14/2013 - 13:20
    • Colleen King's videos are well-scripted and presented. Her board is well organized. She uses precise mathematical language, and she most often shows more than one method or explanation. All of these are evident in this talk.