Repeating Decimals

How many decimal places should be included in an answer? The answer is easy when the decimal repeats: all of them! Show classes how to write a represent a repeating decimal using notation. The video demonstrates different situations that may arise.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Post as a homework reference
  • Show the video as an introduction to a lesson that incorporates repeating decimals
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should understand place value related to decimals
Pros

  • Uses a methodical approach to explaining the notation of a repeating decimal
  • Shows how to both expand and condense the decimals that repeat
Cons

  • None
Common Core