Starter Calculation Percentages, Decimal, Fraction of an amount

This is a classroom starter activity for quick practice of finding percentages, fraction or decimals of a fixed amount.

It can be useful in allowing the teacher to identify common misconceptions. It also helps students to recognize equivalent values such that 50% is the same as 0.5 or ½. Plus develop strategies to convert fractions to decimals such as knowing 1⁄5 is equivalent to 2⁄10 or 0.2

A full table of the values used is shown below

DecimalPercentageFraction
0.110%110
0.220%15
0.2525%14
0.330%310
0.440%410
0.550%12
0.660%610
0.770%710
0.880%45
0.990%910
1100%11
2200%21
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