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

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What decimal matches the value of the fraction?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the numerator by the denominator. First, add a decimal and zero to the three.

From here, we can see that four goes into thirty seven times. Seven times four gives us twenty-eight. Now we subtract that from thirty to get our new division problem.

Now we can see that four times five gives us twenty therefore,

.

The answer is .

Example Question #32 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What decimal matches the value of the fraction?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the numerator by the denominator. First add a decimal and zero to six to make the division simplier.

From here we can see that fifteen goes into sixty, four times.

The answer is .

Example Question #33 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What decimal matches the value of the fraction?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the numerator by the denominator. First add a decimal place and zero to .

Now we can see that six times thirty will give us .

Therefore,

The answer is .

Example Question #34 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent to  divide the numerator by the denominator: 



Example Question #32 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent to  divide the numerator by the denominator: 


 
An alternative way to think about this problem is to find an equivalent fraction:



Three tenths means that there must be a  in the tenths place, which is the first place value to the right of the decimal: 

Example Question #33 : Fractions

Find the equivalent percent to 

Possible Answers:

 

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent percent to  divide the numerator by the denominator: 



Now, multiply the decimal number by :

Example Question #621 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

Find the equivalent percent of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent percent of , first convert this mixed number to an improper fraction. Then divide the numerator by the denominator: 





Now, multiply the decimal number by :

Example Question #33 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent to  divide the numerator by the denominator: 



An alternative way to solve this problem is to:

 

To write eighteen hundredths you must put a one in the tenths place and an eight in the hundredths place value 

Example Question #39 : Fractions

Identify the place value of the  in the number: 

Possible Answers:

Hundreds place value 

Ones place value

Tenths place value

Hundredths place value 

Tens place value

Correct answer:

Hundreds place value 

Explanation:

In the number  the  is in the hundreds place value. 

From right to left the place values are: ones, tens, hundreds, thousands and ten thousands. 

Example Question #35 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent to  divide the numerator by the denominator: 

Another way to solve this problem is to find equivalent fractions. 


 

Two tenths is the same as 

 

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