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Converting Percentages – Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Years: 6

Practise converting a percent to a decimal or a fraction with this worksheet.

Convert a Percent to a Decimal or a Fraction

Do your students need additional practice writing percentages as decimals or fractions? This critical maths skill is typically introduced in Year 6 and has many real-world applications. We use percents, decimals, and fractions when calculating discounts, interest of bank accounts and loans and much more. Teach Starter has created a worksheet that your students can use to sharpen their skills of writing a percent as a decimal or a fraction.

Students will answer 10 questions asking them to convert a percentage to a decimal and then a percentage to a fraction. There are two word problems that put this skill into practice.

An answer page is included with your download to make marking fast and easy! 

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

If there are students who are early finishers, encourage them to create a list of when percentages are used in their daily lives.

For students who need additional support, encourage them to reference a poster or anchor chart to help convert from fraction to decimal to percent.

🖨️ Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a write-and-wipe sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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