Using Models to Understand Decimals and Fractions

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Comparing Decimals and Fractions

Word Problems

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1. Select a number shown by the model. Mark all that apply.

14/10; 1.4; 1 4/10

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6. Amaldo spent 88/100 of a dollar on a souvenir pencil from Zion National Park in Utah. What is 88/100 written as a decimal in terms of dollars?

0.88

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3a. 0.9 is equivalent to 0.90. True or False?

True

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2. Rick has one dollar and twenty-seven cents to buy a notebook. Which names this money amount in terms of dollars? Mark all that apply.

$1.27; 1.27; 1 27/100

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8. Cheyenne lives 7/10 mile from school. A fraction in hundredths equal to 7/10 is _________.

70/100

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5. Harrison rode his bike 6/10 of a mile to the park. Shade the model. Then write the decimal to show how far Harrison rode his bike.

0.6 of a mile

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7. Tran has $5.82. He is saving for a video game that costs $8.95. Tran needs _______ more to have enough money for the game.

$3.13

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3b. 0.20 is equivalent to 2/100. True or False?

False

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4a. After selling some old books and toys, Gwen and her brother Max had 5 one-dollar bills, 6 quarters, and 8 dimes. They agreed to divide the money equally.

What is the total amount of money that Gwen and Max earned? Explain.

$7.30

I counted 5 one dollar bills to get $5.00. Then I counted 6 quarters which is $1.50. Then I counted 8 dimes which is $0.80. Then I added them all together.

5.00 + 1.50 + 0.80 = $7.30

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13. An orchestra has 100 musicians. 4/10 of them play string instruments- violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, lute and harp. What decimal is equivalent to 4/10?

0.4 or 0.40

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11. Shade the model to show 1 52/100. The write the mixed number in decimal form.

1.52

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10a. Kylee and two of her friends are at a museum. They find two quarters and one dime on the ground. If Kylee and her friends share the money equally, how much will each person get? Explain how you found your answer.

$0.20

Two quarters and one dime equals $0.60

When I divide that into 3 equal groups, each person receives $0.20

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80/100 is equivalent to 8/10. True or False?

True

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15. The point on the number line shows the number of seconds it took an athlete to run the forty-yard dash. Write the decimal that correctly names the point.

5.6

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18. True or False

a. 0.21 is less than 0.27

b. 0.4 is greater than 0.45

a. True

b. False

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17. Callie shaded the model to represent the questions she answered correctly on a test. What decimal represents the part of the model shaded?

0.81

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THE DAILY DOUBLE!

How much money did Ms. Hart spend each month when she was in college approximately? This amount covered all of her expenses- rent, bills, food, tuition, books, gas, clothes and entertainment.

Approximately $1,000 a month

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3c. 6/10 is equivalent to 0.60. True or False.

True.

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16. Ingrid is making a toy car. The toy care is 5/10 meter high without the roof. The roof is 18/100 meter high. What is the height of the toy car with the roof? Choose a number from each column to complete an equation to solve.

50/100 + 18/100 = 68/100

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18. True or False

c. $3. 21 is greater than $ 0.2

d. 1.9 is less than 1.90

c. True

d. False

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20. Steve is measuring the growth of a tree. He drew this model to show the tree's growth in meters. Which fraction, mixed number, or decimal does the model show? Mark all that apply.

1.28; 1 28/100

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14. Complete the table.*show TE

$0.80

2 quarters (possible answer); 5/10 or 50/100

9 dimes (possible answer)

$0.45; 4 5/100

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0.3 is equivalent to 3/100. True or False.

False

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21a&b. Luke lives 0.4 kilometer from a skating rink. Mark lives 0.25 mile from the skating rink.

a. Who lives closer to the skating rink?

b. How can you write each distance as a fraction?

a. Mark lives closer

b. 4/10; 25/100

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18. True or False

e. 0.41 is equal to 0.14

f. 6.2 is greater than 6.02

e. False

d. True

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