# Expressing Percentages as Decimals and Fractions

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Exploration

GR. 6-8

Skill:

Relate a percent to its equivalent fraction or decimal.

# Expressing Percentages as Decimals and Fractions

Explore the connections between the decimal and fractional equivalents of percentages with double number lines and visual models.

### Putting It All Together

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

### Open-ended question 1

If you know a specific percentage, how can you determine the equivalent decimal?

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### Open-ended question 2

If you know a specific percentage, how can you determine the equivalent fraction?

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### Open-ended question 3

What is the equivalent decimal for 135%? How are the decimal and percent forms similar or different?

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### Open-ended question 4

What is the equivalent fraction for 183%? How are the fraction and percent forms similar or different?

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