Remembering how to read and write decimals will help us in this lesson. Let's try a practice problem to review.
Write the number "sixty six hundredths" as a decimal.
A place value table for decimals:
We can use 0 as a placeholder for any empty place value columns.
This video looks at how to write decimals in percentage form.
Write 0.23 as a percentage.
We can convert any decimal into a percentage by multiplying the decimal by 100, which is equivalent to increasing the place value of each digit by two places, and attaching a \% symbol.
This video looks at how to write percentages in decimal form.
Write 90\% as a decimal.
Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages