Converting Fractions to Terminating Decimals

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Use the definition of rational numbers to convert decimals and fractions to equivalent forms.

Converting Fractions to Terminating Decimals

Create fractions and the terminating decimal equivalents. Find as many as possible in this activity.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

How does choosing the digits for the denominator affect the decimal value?

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Open-ended question 2

How might choosing the digit for the decimal first make finding the fraction easier?

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