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

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Example Questions

Example Question #71 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent divide: 

Answer:

 

Example Question #71 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent, divide:

Another way to solve is to redue the fraction by removing the greatest common factor.

Multiply to make the denominator equal to ten.

Four over ten, or four-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: The equivalent is .

Example Question #72 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent, divide:

Another way to solve is to reduce the fraction by removing the greatest common factor.

Multiply so that the denominator becomes ten.

Four over ten, or four-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: The equivalent is .

Example Question #1101 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

Express  as a simplified fraction.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to express  as a fraction, we first put in as the numerator for our fraction.  For the denominator we use  because the last digit of  is in the thousandths place. 

Since both numbers are even, we can reduce both the numerator and the denomintor by dividing by .

Now our answer becomes .

Example Question #75 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent divide: 

Answer: 

Example Question #76 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the equivalent divide: 

Answer: 

Example Question #77 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal form of this fraction, divide the numerator by the denominator:

Answer:

Example Question #78 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Answer: 

Example Question #73 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve, divide:

Another way to solve is to reduce the fraction by removing the greatest common factor.

Eight over ten, or eight-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: 

 

Example Question #74 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve divide:

Another way to solve is to reduce the fraction by removing the greatest common factor.

Seven over ten, or seven-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: 

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