### Mr. Goodrich`s Class

```Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Reducing to Lowest Terms
There are two different ways to reduce a fraction to
lowest terms.
denominator
dividing the __________
numerator (top) & ___________
1. Keep _______
factors
(bottom) by the common _________
until they don’t
have anything else in common.
84/100 example on board
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Reducing to Lowest Terms
There are two different ways to reduce a fraction to
lowest terms.
2. Known as the ________
method.
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
How can we use the Ladder
method to reduce 24/60?
Divide out all the common factors down the left side.
What number
goes into both
any #
24Does
and 60?
besides 1
go into both
12 and 30?
6 and 15?
Anything else?
No?
You’re done.
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Which numbers in the ladder give you the
simplified fraction?
The numbers on
the bottom of
numerator and
denominator.
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
How can we use the Ladder
method to reduce 24/60?
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
36/60…
On the board
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Vocabulary –Shoot For The Stars
30 seconds
I got this! I know this word AND I could even
teach it to somebody else.
I think I know this word, but I need more practice.
I am clueless! I have no idea what this word
means.
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Vocabulary – Abbreviate when you can.
The number on top of a fraction bar
Numerator: __________________________________________
The number on bottom of a fraction bar
Denominator: ____________________________________________
INDEED!
The value that a digit has by virtue of its position a the #.
Place Value: ____________________________________________
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Place Value Example
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Commercial Break
Quote of the Day:
“To succeed, you need to find something to hold
on to, something to motivate you, something to
inspire you.”
– Tony Dorsett
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
THINK/PAIR/SHARE
Quickwrite
IN YOUR OWN WORDS, WRITE A COMPLETE SENTENCE
THAT DESCRIBES AN EASY WAY TO REMEMBER THE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE NUMERATOR AND
DENOMINATOR.
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Fraction to Decimal
To convert a ________
fraction to a __________,
decimal
I need to divide the __________
numerator
denominator In other words, I need to divide the _______
top
by the _____________.
by
bottom
the _________.
1/2
3/4
3/8
On board
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Decimal to Fraction
To convert a ________
decimal to a __________,
fraction
I need to __________
“Say”
Place
Value
it properly in my head using the __________
__________.
Then I just
reduce
fraction I just said.
____________
the ___________
.25
.7
3.55
On board
Essential Question (EQ): Explain the two steps needed to convert from a
decimal number to a fraction. Explain the process of converting a fraction
to a decimal.
Modeling – Thinking Map
CONVERTING
Frac to
Dec
Top ÷ Bottom
Numerator
Denominator
Dec to
Frac
Say it properly using place
values
Reduce using