#### Edexcel Functional Skills in Mathematics | Pearson qualifications

No Description #### Edexcel Functional Skills in Mathematics | Pearson qualifications

No Description To compare fractions, decimals and percentages change everything to decimals first.

So to place , 0.7 and 76% in order = 0.75  (divide the numerator by the denominator)

76% = 0.76

So the correct order, smallest first is 0.7, , 76%

Try these

First exercise.

Second exercise

Third exercise. Students often need to be able to compare fractions. Do you know which is bigger between and ? means the whole has been divided into 5 equal pieces and you have one of them. means the whole has been divided into 6 equal pieces and you have one of them. The fraction wall shows that the larger the denominator, the smaller each piece becomes, so is greater than .

Try this exercise to choose the biggest fraction.

Numbers are often rounded to find approximate percentages. For example if 28 out of 119 ESOL students come from Eastern Europe we could round to the nearest ten, giving us 30 out of 120.

30÷120 x 100 = 25% so we can say that 28 out of 119 students is roughly 25%.

Practice approximating percentages with this quiz. 