Kaitlyn: 0.003 = 3%
Jordan: 0.003 = 0.3%
Jordan is CORRECT!
Kaitlyn's thinking: I think that she thought that since 0.003/1000, that you needed to multiply the number 1000 to get the right answer. But she was wrong. And she did 0.003x 1000= 3%. That's how she got the answer.
Jordan's way is right! Because he multiplied 0.003 with 100 and not 1000.
This is what Kaitlyn did:
And this is what Jordan did:
And if you need more help on converting a decimal into a fraction here's the link to the video.
2) Change each decimal to a percent and a fraction.
3) Several years ago Clarie bought the first issue of a popular comic book for $10.
At a recent auction, it sold for $200. What percent is the new value of the comic book of the price several years ago?
And if your in the mood for some more percents, decimals, and fractions than here's a link!