# Comparing Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

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Comparing Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Concept Summary Percent Decimal 39% = 45% = 115%= Decimal Percent .2=
39% = 45% = 115%= Decimal Percent .2= 1.66 = = =

Fractions to Percents Using Proportions 3/8= 2/3= 7/25= 3/16=

Write it as Decimal 3/8= 1/9= ¾= 1/6=

Order Numbers 30%, 3/100, 7/20, and 0.33 from least to greatest.
22%, 1/10, 3/25, and .25 from greatest to least. 17/25, 60%, 0.062, 13/20 from least to greatest. .99, 9/10, 9%, 19/20 from greatest to least.

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