### All ISEE Lower Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a decimal.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Divide 25 by 16:

### Example Question #21 : Fractions

Write 3.25 as an improper fraction in lowest terms.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is three hundred twenty-five one-hundredths; write this as a fraction, then simplify:

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

At Creek High School 95% of the students buy their lunch from the snack bar, 4% of the students bring their own lunch and 1% of the students do not eat lunch at school. What is the percent of students who bring their lunch written as a decimal?

**Possible Answers:**

None of the other answers

**Correct answer:**

Every percent is a ratio of a number to 100 and this ratio can be written in fraction form.

In this case, 4% would be the same as

(The percent sign is a hidden denominator of 100)

Using place-value knowledge, the reading of the fraction gives the decimal number format.

is read as "four hundredths" which gives the place for the 4 in the decimal number (namely the hundredths place).

0 - there are no ones

0.0 - there are no tenths

0.04 - there are 4 hundredths

The correct answer is

(read "four hundredths")

### Example Question #24 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent for:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To quickly find the decimal equivalent, divide the numerator by the denominator:

### Example Question #23 : Fractions

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To create a fraction:

So the answer is:

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Which of the following is equal to ?

**Possible Answers:**

0.0625

0.5

0.25

0.125

### Example Question #22 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Convert 0.15 into a simplified fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a decimal:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To turn a fraction into a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator.

### Example Question #23 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

**Possible Answers:**

0.625

0.50

0.125

0.58

**Correct answer:**

0.625

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, you must divide the numerator by the denominator. In this case, 5 divided by 8 is 0.625.

### Example Question #27 : Fractions

Express the mixed number as a decimal.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In the mixed number , four is a whole number, and can be represented as .

In order to convert a fraction to a decimal, one must divide the numerator, or the top number, by the denominator, or bottom number.

Therefore, the mixed number can be represented as