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In this video, learn how to use division and place value to convert fractions to decimals. In the accompanying classroom activity, students watch the video to help them learn how to convert a fraction to a decimal using division. Then, they turn their attention to placing rational numbers on a number line. Practicing the placement of these numbers reinforces students’ number sense. It also gives them practice converting among the different representations of a single rational number. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School Collection.

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