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
Working out percentages of an amount and price discounts

Downloadable Factsheets

Half price sale
Fractions, decimals and percentages glossary
Common unit fractions as percentages
Changing percentages to fractions
Common fractions as decimals and percentages
Fractions that have the same value
Changing decimals to percentages using fractions
Changing decimals to percentages using multiplication
Changing fractions to decimals using division
Changing percentages to decimals using fractions
Changing percentages to decimals using division
Decimals and percentages
Fractions and decimals
Fractions, decimals and percentages
Changing fractions to decimals using equivalent fractions

Downloadable worksheets

Money fractions and percentages
Halves and quarters: matching activity
Practising one tenth and ten percent
Comparing decimals and percentages
Comparing fractions and decimals: money
Comparing fractions and decimals: place value
Comparing fractions and decimals: shapes
Comparing fractions and percentages with money
Comparing fractions and decimals
Dividing up food
Problem solving with fractions, decimals and percentages
Comparing prices in two shop sales
Comparing fractions and percentages
Calculating savings

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