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Fractions verse Decimals!!!

As we all know, both fractions and decimals represent parts of a whole. Which do you see more in your everyday life...fractions or decimals. Please give some examples. Do you think fractions or decimals are more useful? Please share your thoughts. Write three to five complete sentences with the correct punctuation and capitalization!!!
I see decimals more. I see them in restaurants on receipts. I see them on price tags in stores. I see them on price tags in grocery stores. But I like to use fractions more.

ReplyDeleteFractions come in many different ways like: Architecture,price,number storys,boxes, and many many more. Fractions help add up the sum. There like breaking things up. Fractions help with a lot of things. WE LOVE FRACTIONS!!!!!!!

ReplyDeleteI see fractions more. I love to cook, so I see fractions a lot on recipes. For example, if the recipe calls for a quarter of a cup of water. I know there are 8 ounces in a cup, so 8/4 =2, so I would put 2 ounces of water in whatever I am making. I think fractions and decimals are both very important, because they both can mean the same, other that the way it looks on paper.

ReplyDeleteI use and see fractions more. On recipes, for example 1 1/2 cups of flour. Instructions for arts and crafts. When someone has left part of a food like 1/2 of a apple. I see both often but fractions more. I think fractions are more useful but barely because decimals are useful also. I like to use fractions more.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions more.I see them on newspaper and recipes. some times i have stuff on the floor and those some times can be fractions.some times with food.some times in stores.

ReplyDeleteI think I see fractions more than decimals. Like 1 1/3 cups of sugar. Or you have 1/2 of the orange left. And they're in math too!

ReplyDeleteI see frations mor in my life.Espeshally in paintings.In fact I have a game called ''Simon Swipe'' and it has fractions of 1/4 on it.I think frations are more useful,because ever since you tought me frations I've been using them A LOT!!Some times when I'm bored I play a fration game my mom got me!But I still use decimals sometimes.

ReplyDeleteI like fractions more than decimals. I see fractions in recipes like making waffles.I see them on nutrition facts like on the back of the oreos bag. I also see fractions on measuring cups.

ReplyDeleteI like fractions more than decimals. However, I see decimals more in my life. For example ,any time you see money your talking about decimals. Money is everywhere you look. We use money to pay at vending machines, banks, toy store, grocery store, restaurants, shoe shopping... the list could go on forever. The only time I see fractions is when I'm in math class or cooking.

ReplyDeleteIt's a tough call for me, but I'd have to go with fractions in matters of preference. I know why, it's because I find fractions more useful.. I have to say, I see decimals much more then fractions. I see decimals associated with money ( like 0.25), on price tags on items at stores like Target, and on restaurant menus.

ReplyDeleteI love baking with my sister so I see a lot of fractions in recipes. For example it says to put 1/4 of a cup of flour. I know 1/4 is a quarter so I put in a quarter cup of flour. Another example. I am playing multiplication.com. When it says, is 1/2 and 0/5 the same? I clicked on yes. I loved learning about fractions. But its not over yet. We have a math assessment tomorrow on fractions. Yesterday we had a review test and I got every thing right so I think I will get an 100 on the real test.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions easier. I also see fractions more in life. Many like there are four flowers and one of them are red and the other are blue.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions in everyday life. Pizza pieces are examples of fractions. Tonight I ate one whole pizza that was cut into four pieces. Each piece was a 1/4 of the whole pizza. I see decimals on price tags on food at Kroger. I think they are both useful.

ReplyDeleteI think I see decimals more often. I see them mostly with money. When we go to a store, they are everywhere. At gymnastics meets, there scores are always in decimals.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions more because almost anything can be a fraction. Cake, pancakes, cookies, pizza and four square are all examples of fractions. I think decimals are more useful, though because you count money using decimals.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions a little more than decimals. I see fractions when I cut things in pieces like cake, cookies, and pizza. But I do see decimals when I get to see my cheer score.I like to use decimals more than fractions though.

ReplyDeleteI see fractions because when my mom bakes her measuring cups say one half or three fourths or two sixths. I somtimes see decimals though because they are always on pricetags in the store and with money we use decimals! Its so hard to decide!!

ReplyDeleteI see fractions more than decimals because you can see them on cooking recipes and math problems. And I think that everyone sees fractions more than decimals because everyone has recipes in their house. My favorite time to see a fraction is when I am cooking Belgin Waffles. Because they are yummy. [ I cook with my mom] so I see fractions more than decimals.

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