ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : How to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Lower Level Quantitative

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Example Questions

Example Question #11 : Fractions

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent, divide the numerator by denominator. Divide 9 by 10. Your result is 0.9.

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write  as a decimal.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide 3 by 8 as follows:

Division

The quotient, and decimal equivalent, is 0.375.

Example Question #601 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

Write  as a decimal.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide 8 by 3 as follows:

Division

It can be seen that the digit "6" repeats forever. Therefore, the quotient, and the decimal equivalent, is .

Example Question #13 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write  as a decimal.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide 12 by 5 as follows:

Division

2.4 is the quotient, and the decimal equivalent.

Example Question #12 : Fractions

Write  as a fraction in simplest form.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The expression means "thirty-seven hundredths", so write

.

Since 37 and 100 have a greatest common factor of 1, the fraction cannot be simplified further.

Example Question #601 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

Which of the following can fill in the blank to make the sentence below true?

 is ____  .

Possible Answers:

twice the value of

more than 

less than

equal to 

Correct answer:

less than

Explanation:

 is less than  . Specifically, .25 is one third of . Therefore, the correct answer is "less than."

Example Question #11 : Fractions

Write  as a decimal.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide 7 by 25 as follows:

Division

Example Question #12 : Fractions

Write 0.72 as a fraction in lowest terms.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The expression means "seventy-two one hundredths", so we initially write

The greatest common factor of the numerator and the denominator is equal to 4, so reduce as follows:

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

How can the number  be written in words?

Possible Answers:

Eight thousandths

Eight hendredths

Eight ten thousandths

Eight thousands

Correct answer:

Eight thousandths

Explanation:

Given that  is equal to one tenth,   is equal to one hundredth, and  is equal to one thousandth, it follows that  is equal to eight thousandths. 

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a fraction in simplest form.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to write as a fraction in the most simple form, we must first write it as a fraction.

Now we must divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor, which in this case is .

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