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How do rational numbers affect our lives!. Adrianna G., Jesus C., Jennifer T. What are rational numbers?. Definition a number that can be expressed as an integer or the quotient of two integers - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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How do rational numbers affect our lives!

How do rational numbers affect our lives!Adrianna G., Jesus C., Jennifer T.What are rational numbers?Definition a number that can be expressed as an integer or the quotient of two integers This means that any number we can make into a fraction can be a rational number, this includes negative number, negative fractions, and negative decimals.What are rational numbers?Examples - Rational Number http://www.glencoe.com

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Rational numbers include all the positive integers, all the negative integers and zero.

How do we use rational numbers everyday?ShoppingTimeMoneyTemperatureHeightWeight

Shopping & Money Math at the Mallhttp://mathplayground.com/mathatthemall1.htmlHeight & weightSpurs Roster 2010-11 RosterNUM PLAYER POS HT WT DOB FROM YRS45 DeJuan Blair F-C 6-7 265 04/22/1989 Pittsburgh 110 Keith Bogans (FA) G-F 6-5 215 05/12/1980 Kentucky 715 Matt Bonner (FA) F-C 6-10 240 04/05/1980 Florida 621 Tim Duncan F 6-11 260 04/25/1976 Wake Forest 13

http://www.nba.com/spurs/roster/Time & TempertureTelling Timehttp://www.create-a-reader.com/Components/CARPage.swf?site=basic&lang=English&page=Activities

http://www.clker.com/clipart-10729.htmlThe math behind rational numbers!Converting from fractions to decimals to percents

Finding equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents

Comparing and orderingHow to convert fractions to decimalsTo convert a fraction to a decimal , you have to divide the numerator (top number) by the denominator (bottom number) , this means the top number goes under the division symbol and the bottom number goes outside the division symbol.

Example - the 3 is the numerator (top number) and the 4 is the denominator (bottom number)How to convert fractions to decimals continued

How to convert decimals to percentsTo convert a decimal to a percent, multiply the decimal by 100, or move the decimal two places to the right and add the percent sign.

How to find equivalent fractionsThe easy way to make equivalent fractions is to multiply the numerator and denominator by the same numberEquivalent Fractionshttp://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/EquivFractionFinder/Compare and OrderComparing and Ordering Rational Numbers