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## Visual Conversions Between Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

How to Use Boxes to Model Fractions, Decimals, or Percentages - Boxes can be a great way to learn different concepts in the field of mathematics. You may know about using boxes for decimal numbers. However, understanding how you can use them is essential. Let's take examples for all three of them and then emulate the answers in the form of boxes. Fractions - Now, for understanding fraction, let’s take an example. James ate 5 pieces of fruits from the bowl her mother bought to her. She added 10 pieces of fruit. So, we'll mention 5/10 in the form of boxes. Decimals - For understanding decimal numbers, let's take an example of 0.75. Now, the easier way is to convert them into a fraction, i.e. 3/4. Percentages - For understanding decimal numbers, let's take an example of 50%. Now, the easier way is to convert them into a fraction, i.e. 1/2. These worksheets and lessons will help students better under the meaning of a decimal, fractional, and percentage value through the use of images.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons  #### Homework Sheets

After two of these sheets, you should be good to go.

• Homework 1 - Tell what part of each of the following pictures is shaded in terms of fraction, decimal and percent.
• Homework 2 - Round the answer, you determine, to the nearest hundredth.
• Homework 3 - Always start by determining the total number of boxes in the figure.

#### Practice Worksheets

I would always try to start by formulating a fraction first.

• Practice 1 - The second step is always to determine the total number of shaded boxes in the figure.
• Practice 2 - You can determine the fraction of shaded area by dividing the shaded boxes by the total number of boxes.
• Practice 3 - To convert the decimal value to a percentage just multiply it by one hundred.

#### Math Skill Quizzes

Your first task is to count the rows and columns, you can also reduce the fraction.

• Quiz 1 - See if you can complete these in three or less steps.
• Quiz 2 - Take your time with this one.