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For each of the representations below, write the portion in each of the forms listed. Remember that a hundred block now represents .

  • Percent

  • Decimal

  • Fraction

  • Description in words

    1. 100% block. 3 columns, and 5 squares of the fourth column, are shaded.

    3 full columns out of 10 are shaded, plus half of another column. How can you write this in the forms listed above?



    Words: Thirty-five hundredths or three tenths and five hundredths or thirty-five out of one hundred

    1. 100% block. 8 columns are shaded.

    This problem is similar to part (a).

  1. A 100% block. 8.5 squares of the first column are shaded

  • To represent five and one-half hundredths,

    Use this example to help you answer the question.

  1. Two 100% blocks. The first 100% block is fully shaded. The second 100% block is fully shaded except for 5 blocks.

  • Since there are two blocks in this problem, the answers will be greater than .

    In percent form, this is . Can you write this as a decimal, fraction, and in words?