Converting Rational Numbers

This animated Math Shorts video explains how to convert rational numbers into decimals using long division.

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This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.

Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.Math.Content.7.NS.A.2d (Grade 7):
2. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division and of fractions to multiply and divide rational numbers.
d. Convert a rational number to a decimal using long division; know that the decimal form of a rational number terminates in 0s or eventually repeats.