In this lesson on converting fractional expressions, students will learn how to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers, mixed numbers to improper fractions, common fractions to decimal form, terminating decimals to fractions, repeating decimals to fractions (using a calculator), decimals to percentages, common fractions to percentages, percentages to decimals, and percentages to common fractions. The lesson provides step-by-step instructions on how to perform these conversions by hand and using a calculator. Students will also learn how to reduce fractions to lowest terms and how to convert ratios.
Concepts covered: Step-by-Step directions on how to perform (by hand and using the calculator) the following conversions:
Improper Fraction -> Mixed Number
Mixed Number -> Improper Fraction
Common Fraction -> Decimal Form
Terminating Decimal -> Fraction
Repeating Decimal -> Fraction (calculator only-- by hand is covered in Algebra)
Decimal -> Percentage
Common Fraction -> Percentage
Percentage -> Decimal
Percentage -> Common Fraction
Converting Ratios