ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction

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Example Question #181 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent to ?

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Explanation:

To solve, divide the numerator (top half of the fraction) by the denominator (bottom half of the fraction):

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Example Question #182 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is written as a decimal?

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To solve, divide the numerator (top half of the fraction) by the denominator (bottom half of the fraction):

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Example Question #183 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Convert  to a decimal.

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Explanation:

To convert a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator:

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Example Question #184 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  as a decimal?

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To convert a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator:

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Example Question #181 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

There are 4 children of the following heights:

 

How tall is the child who is not the same height as the other children?

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Given that 4.5 feet; 4 feet, six inches, and 1.5 yards are all the equivalent of 4 and-a-half feet, the child who is 48 inches is only 4 feet tall. Therefore, he is of the different height. 

Example Question #182 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Turn the following fraction into a decimal.

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To make a fraction into a decimal, you must first make the denominator .  

 so we must also multiple the numerator by .  

This gives us the fraction .  

Then all you have to do is take the numerator and place a decimal in front of it which gives you .

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