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Description
Exercise Name: Fractions as division by a multiple of 10
Math Missions: 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Fractions as division by a multiple of 10 exercise is under the 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission and 6th grade (U.S.) Math Mission. This exercise plays with fractions by having the user take fractions and change them into their decimal form.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Convert into decimal: This problem asks users to find the decimal equivalent of a given fraction.
    Frac1

    Convert into decimal

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges because the decimals are terminating and the denominators are easily comparable to ten. speed badges are also easy because converting the fractions can be done quickly because of the convenient denominators.

  1. Multiply or divide the numerator and denominator by a number to make the denominator a power of ten, then it is as easy as 'reading' the number.
  2. A calculator can be used to do the problems in the speed needs, but it violates the purpose of the exercise and is truly unnecessary here.

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.

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