Bits and Pieces III: Investigation 1: Decimals  More or Less 
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Decimals
Fractions
Fraction Pieces – Work with parts and wholes to learn about fractions.  
Fractions  Adding – Illustrates what it means to find a common denominator and combine.  
Fractions  Comparing – Judge the size of fractions and plot them on a number line.  
Fractions  Equivalent – Illustrates relationships between equivalent fractions.  
Fractions  Rectangle Multiplication – Visualize and practice multiplying fractions using an area representation. 
Percents
Percent Grids – Represent, name, and explore percentages using hundreds grids.  
Percentages – Discover relationships between fractions, percents, and decimals. 
Vocabulary 
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decimal: a number
written in base ten with a decimal point. the numbers to the right of
the decimal point are the part of a whole number. 

repeating decimal: a decimal
with a repeating pattern of numbers. i.e. 0.33333333... 

terminating decimal: a
decimal that has a last number or ending point 

dividend: the number you are dividing from
i.e. in 6 / 4 = 3, six is the dividend 

divisor: the number you
are dividing
by i.e. in 6 / 4 = 3, four is the divisor 

quotient: the answer
from a division problem i.e. in 6 / 4 = 3, three is the quotient 

powers of ten: multiples
of ten in the form i.e. 10=10, 10*10=100, 10*10*10=1000,... 