Solve problems that involve converting fractions and decimals with this worksheet.
How Do You Convert a Fraction to a Decimal?
The simplest way to convert a fraction to a decimal is to divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient is then how this fraction can be expressed as a decimal. If you are looking for a maths worksheet to sharpen your students’ understanding of this skill, Teach Starter has a great resource for you!
With this worksheet, students will complete each of the 5 sections. There is a helpful progress tracker where they can track their work completion and get a visual reminder to check their work. Students will practise:
- converting mixed numeral fractions to a decimal
- converting decimals to a fraction
- ordering fractions and decimals
- locating fractions and decimals on a number line
- solving word problems.
An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- guided math groups
- lesson warm-up
- lesson wrap-up
- fast finishers
- homework assignment
- whole-class review (via smartboard).
Students who need enrichment on this skill can draw models of the given decimals and fractions, including number lines. They can also be given more challenging fractions to work on afterward.
If there are students who need additional support, invite them to reference previous assignments, posters, or anchor charts. Additionally, this activity can be completed in a 1-on-1 setting or with a small group.
🖨️ Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource.
To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
This resource was created by Lorin Davies, a Teach Starter Collaborator.