Expressing Ratios as Fractions or Percentages

Fractions and percentages are just as useful as ratios. An educational video describes how to express ratios as either fractions or percentages. It looks at several real-world examples to adequately cover the topic, including ratios that have more than two parts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as part of an intervention strategy
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have familiarity with ratios
  • Ability to convert fractions to percentages is necessary
Pros

  • Provides additional problems in a separate worksheet
  • Encourages the use of visual diagrams to help understand the problem
Cons

  • Lecture-style presentation may not be useful for all pupils
Common Core