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Decimals and Percents: 10 StudyJams! Interactive Math Activities

Real-world examples help students understand 10 math concepts, including making change, rounding decimals, the division of decimals, and percentages.


3–5, 6–8

Activity Type

  • Interactive Whiteboard Activities

Comparing Money Amounts

Do you have enough money for that new game you want? Here is how to tell.

Making Change

Do you get tripped up when you have to make change for someone? No need to worry. This strategy will make it simple.

Place Value of Decimals

When decimals get really small, it can be a tongue twister to say them. But that won't be a problem once you learn the place value of decimals.

Rounding Decimals

Decimals can be so precise — sometimes too precise! Sometimes we need to make things easier and round them to a whole number.

Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

Line it up! Adding and subtracting with decimals is pretty similar to adding and subtracting whole numbers. The secret is in setting up your problem.

Placing Decimals on a Number Line

Need to compare decimals? It sounds tricky, but have no fear. A number line will help!

Multiplication of Decimals

Do you know the secret to multiplying decimals? We do. It is as easy as one, two, three.

Division of Decimals

Anytime you use money, you are using decimals. And sometimes you even need to divide them. Make it easy with these steps.


When you are in a store, chances are you will see percentages all over the place. But what do they mean?

Decimal, Fraction, and Percent Equivalents

They all look different, but deep down, these guys have a lot in common. Learn how to reveal their true meaning.

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