Students experiment with representing decimal fractions in a variety of ways. Students are presented with a decimal fraction shown both as a number and in words. They manipulate a range of representations to match the given fraction. The various representations include: counting frame, number line, odometer dial, common fraction, rectangular area model and circular area model.

Learning objects

Decimaster picture.

Decimaster: match-up 1
Students adjust units on an area representation and a common fraction to match the decimal fraction. Students deal with numbers from zero to one: parts of a whole.