Fractions,decimals and percents are parts of a whole.

Fractions look like this 1/2

Decimals look like this 0.5

Percents look lik this 50%

Fractions decimals and percents can be changed from one to another.

examples are

  • 1/2 = .5 1/4 = .25 This is changing a fraction to a decimal.

  • .5 = 50% .25 = 25% This is changing a decimal to a percent.

  • 50% = 1/2 25% = 1/4 This is changing a percent to a fraction.


Fraction are used for really small parts.

Decimals are usually use in mixed numbers that is 1 or more whole and then some.

percents are used for fraction out of 100.



fractions decimals and percents help us be precise in math like 3÷2 = 1.5 without fraction decimals and percents the answer would be 2 or 1 which wouldn't be exact.