Unit 2: Comparing Bits & Pieces

Key Concepts

Unit 2: Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Equivalence

  • I can use ratio language and notation to compare quantities.
  • I can distinguish between fractions as numbers and ratios as comparisons.
  • I can use equivalence of fractions and ratios (proportions) to solve problems.
  • I can recognize and find a unit rate to compare rates more easily.
  • I can solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed.
  • I can find missing values in rate tables and plot the pairs on the coordinate plane.
  • I can use fraction, decimal and percent benchmarks to compare numbers.
  • I can convert between fractions, decimals and percents.
  • I can find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100.
  • I can solve percent problems when given the part, the percent or the whole.
  • I can use ratio reasoning (scale) to convert and compare measurement units (customary and metric).

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