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Different representation are better for different purposes.

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Q: What number system is better fractions decimals or percents?
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What is the relationship between fractions decimals and percents?

they all show parts of a whole number

What are the relationship between fractions decimals and percents?

they all can be used to find the answer to the same wole number

What do decimals and percents have in common?

Decimals and percents both show a "chunk" or part of a number.

Why do you use percents?

Percents are basically decimals, and we use decimals as numbers with extra, tiny proportions. Percents are just ways to make those decimals into a whole, more friendlier number. But, percents can also be made with decimals as well.

How are decimals and percents similar?

They are both part of a larger number

What is a positive number with no decimals or fractions?

Whole numbers are positive numbers and there are no fractions or decimals.

How do you convert fractions into percents and decimals?

A fraction is written as one number divided by another. Perform the division and you get the decimal equivalent. Multiply the decimal by 100 and you have the percent.

How are percents and decimals alike?

they both show part of a whole number.

How do you do number line fractions?

fractions are represented in form of decimals

Can only improper fractions be converted to mixed number and viceversa?

Decimals and percents may be converted also. 1.5 = 1 and 1/2 = 3/2 = 150%

What is a situation in which you would use fractions to express a number less than one What is a situation in which decimals seem to work better?

The fraction 1/3=0.3333333... In this case it is better to use fractions just like in all cases. There will be no case when decimals will work better than fractions however, if a test says to use decimals; USE THEM!

What is a number without any fractions and decimals?

A whole number.

How do accountants use fractions?

Accountants typically convert fractions to decimals. They do this by dividing the fractions and getting a decimal number. Decimals are easier to work with in accounting.

How is fraction related to decimal?

They can show the same number, just in different ways. You can convert fractions into decimals or decimals into fractions.

How does a number line represent equivalent fractions and decimals?


How do you convert fractions and percents to decimals?

To convert a fraction to a decimal divide the numerator (top number) by the denominator (bottom number). To convert a percentage to a decimal divide it by 100. (A percentage is the numerator of a fraction with 100 as the denominator.)

What is a situation in which decimals seem to work better than fractions to express a number less than one?


Why decimals and fractions are not considered as integers?

An integer has to be a whole number or its opposite. For example, fractions and decimals cannot be integers. I'm smart (:

Who to convert fractions to decimals?

Divide the top number by the bottom number.

What is integer number?

An integer is a whole number without decimals or fractions

What can be positive or negative have no fractions or decimals?

There are no such numbers, because every number has a decimal representation. But you can have photo negatives and photo positives which will have no fractions or decimals.

Are numbers with decimals whole number?

No because whole numbers are integers that do not have decimals or fractions attached to them.

Is a whole numbber a natural number?

yes, no fractions or decimals

A positive number without fractions or decimals?

Is a positive integer.

How do you change fractions to percents?

You divide the numerator (top number) by the denominator (bottom number) then multipy it by a hundred