How Do You Put Fractions, Decimals, and Percents in Order?

How Do You Put Fractions, Decimals, and Percents in Order?

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Ordering numbers from least to greatest? Are the numbers in different forms? To make comparing easier, convert all the numbers to decimals. Then, plot those decimals on a number line and compare them! This tutorial shows you how!

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Background Tutorials

Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.

Sales tax, tips at restaurants, grades on tests... no matter what you do, you can't run away from percents. So watch this tutorial and see once and for all what percents are all about!

Find and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane.

A terminating decimal is a decimal that ends. It's a decimal with a finite number of digits. Did you know that all terminating decimals can be rewritten as fractions? Watch this tutorial to learn about terminating decimals and see some examples!

Further Exploration

Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.

Taking a percent of a number? Trying to figure out the result? Convert the percent to a decimal and multiply it by the number! This tutorial will show you how!