# Percentages and Equivalent Fractions and Decimals

Skill:

Model the concept of percent and relate to the value in decimal or fractional form.

# Percentages and Equivalent Fractions and Decimals

Explore the meaning of a percentage by relating them to fractions and decimals. Represent percentages with a grid model, a pie chart, and a number line.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How are decimals and percentages the same? How are they different?

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### Open-ended question 2

How are fractions and percentages the same? How are they different?

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### Open-ended question 3

Fractions, decimals, and percentages are all shown above. Which one would you rather use and why?

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