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 #41 : Fractions

Find the equivalent percent of 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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



Now, multiply the decimal number by :

Example Question #41 : 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: 



 is an improper fraction which means that the fraction is larger than one whole. An alternative way to solve this problem is to:







Thus, 



Example Question #42 : Fractions

Find the equivalent percent of 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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



Now, multiply the decimal number by :

Example Question #43 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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


Also, consider that this means  is equal to  percent. 

Example Question #42 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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



Anoter way to solve this problem is to make equivalent fractions:

Six tenths is the same thing as 

Example Question #45 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  as a decimal?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert fractions into decimals, you want to have a fraction whose denominator is either , or another number that starts with  and ends in s.

Take the number in the numerator and move the decimal point to the left as many times as there are s in the denominator.

For the given fraction, we have  in the denominator, so we will move the decimal one place to the left.

Example Question #42 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  as a decimal?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert fractions into decimals, you want to have a fraction whose denominator is either , or another number that starts with  and ends in s.

Take the number in the numerator and move the decimal point to the left as many times as there are s in the denominator.

Start by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by .

Since  has  zeroes, we will need to move the decimal point three spaces to the left.

Example Question #43 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  as a decimal?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert fractions into decimals, you want to have a fraction whose denominator is either , or another number that starts with  and ends in s.

Take the number in the numerator and move the decimal point to the left as many times as there are s in the denominator.

Start by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by .

Since  has  zeroes, we will need to move the decimal point three spaces to the left.

Example Question #44 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent to ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert fractions into decimals, you want to have a fraction whose denominator is either , or another number that starts with  and ends in s.

Take the number in the numerator and move the decimal point to the left as many times as there are s in the denominator.

Start by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by .

Since  has  zeroes, we will need to move the decimal point three spaces to the left.

Example Question #45 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent for ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert fractions into decimals, you want to have a fraction whose denominator is either , or another number that starts with  and ends in s.

Take the number in the numerator and move the decimal point to the left as many times as there are s in the denominator.

Start by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by .

Since  has  zeroes, we will need to move the decimal point three spaces to the left.

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