Learning objects Converting decimals to percentages

TLF ID M012415

This interactive resource consists of a series of questions about converting decimals into percentages. The viewer is required to convert a decimal number into a percentage and enter the answer in a window on the screen. The answer can be checked and, if correct, the viewer moves to the next question. Help is available in the form of a hint, which shows the next step in the calculation, and in a link to a video that explains percentages. If required, the complete solution, showing two strategies for arriving at the answer, can be displayed.

Educational details

Educational value
  • The resource provides a useful and reusable set of questions for practising converting decimals into percentages. The immediate feedback and the hints allow students to use the resource independently.
  • This resource is useful for the Australian Curriculum mathematics content description and the element of the achievement standard in year 7 about converting and using decimals and percentages.
  • The access to hints and a video explanation make the resource suitable for students who are experiencing difficulties with the conversion process.
Year level


Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Khan Academy
  • Organization: Khan Academy
  • Description: Publisher
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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