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Fractions, Percents, Decimals III


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Fractions, Percents, Decimals III collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Election Results: Converting Percents to Fractions to The Price of Gasoline: Working with Gas Prices, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Fractions, Percents, Decimals III Activity Titles

  1. Election Results: Converting Percents to Fractions
  2. Percent and Per Mil: Working with Percent and Per Mil
  3. What is a Fraction? Working with the Meaning of Fraction
  4. 3000%? Working with Percent
  5. Proposed Tax Increase #1: Working with Sales Tax
  6. Proposed Tax Increase #2: Working with Sales Tax
  7. How Much Information? Working with Decimals and Percent
  8. The Price of Gasoline: Working with Gas Prices
  9. Shopping for Bargains: Working with Money
  10. Comparing Prices: Working with Unit Cost

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6, 7

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