# KS1 and KS2 Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Worksheets

Our Fractions, Decimals, Percentages Worksheets are an excellent way for young learners to understand and practice the basic arithmetic skills related to these essential mathematical concepts. These PDF printable FDP worksheets provide an in-depth look at different topics, such as adding and subtracting fractions, comparing and ordering decimals, converting numbers, and spider percentages, which are a key part of the UK mathematics curriculum at KS1 and KS2. All our Fractions, Decimals and Percentages PDF worksheets are developed by educational professionals and come with answers sheets, so teachers and parents can track the students’ progress over time. The resources allow pupils to work with these concepts in an engaging way that will enable them to develop proficiency with each topic area.

## PRINTABLE PDF FRACTIONS, DECIMALS AND PERCENTAGES WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS

### What Are Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages?

Fractions, decimals, and percentages are different ways to represent parts of a whole in mathematics. A fraction, represented with a numerator above a denominator (like 1/2), denotes how many parts of a whole we have. Decimals, on the other hand, use a point to separate whole numbers from parts of a whole, such as 0.5, which is another way to represent half. Percentages use the percent symbol (%) and show parts per hundred; for instance, 50% means 50 out of 100, which is also equivalent to half. All three methods offer unique ways to describe quantities, and understanding their interrelation is a fundamental aspect of numeracy.

### Understanding The Concepts of Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

Fractions represent parts of a whole, split into equal segments. The top number, or numerator, indicates how many of these segments are being considered, while the bottom number, or denominator, tells us how many equal parts the whole is divided. For instance, in the fraction 3/4, the whole is divided into 4 equal parts and we are considering 3 of them.

Decimals provide another way to denote parts of a whole, using a system based on tens. The decimal point separates whole numbers from the fractional parts. Each place after the decimal represents tenths, hundredths, thousandths, and so on. For example, the decimal 0.25 means we have 25 out of 100 parts of a whole, or a quarter.

Percentages, literally meaning “per hundred”, offer a way to describe parts of a whole based on a scale of 100. When we say 50%, we mean 50 out of 100 parts or half of the whole. It’s a convenient way to compare and understand proportions, especially in contexts like finance and statistics, where relative values are key.

### Use of Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages In Real Life

In our day-to-day lives, fractions, decimals, and percentages are the tools we use to make sense of the world around us. These three concepts allow us to measure, compare, and understand quantities. You’ve probably used these in various scenarios, such as a recipe or calculating discounts. We know that a slice of pizza can be one of the hardest things to measure when dividing it with someone else but somehow we manage it. And when it comes to money it is very important that we understand how much something costs or how much we’re saving. Just knowing them doesn’t mean much, actually understanding them will let you make informed decisions whether it be splitting up food or budgeting your expenses.