# Percent and fractions: Comparing fractions and percentages

Percent and fractions are very useful to know when dealing with money or sales. 50% is equal to a half. 25% is equal to a quarter. 1% is equal to a hundredth.

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Comparing fractions and percentages includes:

Explanation of the equivalent relationship between fractions, decimals and percentage

- Related key vocabulary
- Process of converting between fractions, decimals and percentages
- Practical examples of using conversion to solve problems in everyday contexts
- Activities to practise comparing fractions, decimals and fractions