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Common Fractions & Decimal Equivalents

Step 1:  Use long division (no calculators please!) to convert the fractions (in this case, specifically reciprocal integers) to decimal representations.

Step 2:  Look at the results.  What do you notice?  Write down all the questions that come up.

Step 3:  As a group, we will make a list of all the questions.

Step 4: Think and write up your answers to the questions.

Step 5:  Discuss!

 

Note:  Work with a partner to divide up the work in Stages 1, 2, and 4.

 

1/2 = __________                         1/11 = __________

1/3 = __________                         1/12 = __________

1/4 = __________                         1/13 = __________

1/5 = __________                         1/14 = __________

1/6 = __________                         1/15 = __________

1/7 = __________                         1/16 = __________

1/8 = __________                         1/17 = __________

1/9 = __________                         1/18 = __________

1/10 = __________                        1/19 = __________

     1/20 = __________

 

Reciprocal Integers