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## How to Convert Fractions to Decimals

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**Objective:G5.1M.C1.PO1**I can convert fractions to decimals using division.**Essential Questions**• 1. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and percents? How are they related to each other? • 2. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and percents? How would you compare them to part of • a whole? • 3. What are benchmark fractions, decimals, and percents? How can they be represented? • 4. What are the procedural steps to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents? Why are these procedures important? Why do we need to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents**How do we convert fractions into decimals?**• We can use division. • Here are the steps**1/2**2 1 First put the denominator on the OUTSIDE of the division house. Next, you put the numerator INSIDE the house. Think……NIDO!!!! Numerator Inside Denominator Outside!**Confusing??? Nah!!!**. 2 1.0 Now just add a decimal and a 0 to the numerator. Then, line the decimal at the top. Like this!! Now, pretend the decimal is not even there! Easy as pie!!!!**Divide as normal!**Remember DMSBR Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring Down, Repeat The difference…….NO REMAINDERS!**What decimal is ½???**. 2 1.0 Lets finish!!**Practice Time!!**Please take out your slates! Change 2/3 into a decimal. Remember NIDO!!!**Let’s try another!**Change 3/8 into a decimal.**Independent Work: Change the fractions to decimals**5/6 4/10 3/5 2/7**Closure:**What is the procedure for turning a fraction into a decimal? Write it on your slate.