Comparing fractions and %

Changing fractions to decimals using equivalent fractions

How to convert fractions to decimals with equivalent fractions.

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Changing fractions to decimals using equivalent fractions

Quick tips for tutors

• N2/L1.3 Recognise equivalences between common fractions, percentages and decimals (eg 50% = ½ or 0.25 = 1/4) and use these to find part or whole-number quantities. 

• Explanation and worked examples to show how fractions can be expressed in decimal form through converting them into parts of 10, 100, 1,000.