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

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Example Questions

Example Question #81 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the equivalent of .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve divide:

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

We can then convert so that the denominator is a multiple of ten.

Twenty-five over one hundred, or twenty-five-hundredths, is equal to .

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Example Question #82 : 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.

We can then convert so that the denominator is a multiple of ten.

Five over ten, or five-tenths, is equal to .

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Example Question #83 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Solve for :

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve divide each side by :

Answer:

Example Question #81 : Fractions

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

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

Six over ten, or six-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: 

Example Question #85 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

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

Nine over ten, or nine-tenths, is equal to .

Answer: 

Example Question #82 : Fractions

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Another way to solve is to alter the fraction to get one hundred in the denominator.

Sixteen over one hundred, or sixteen-hundredths, is equal to .

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Example Question #87 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

None of these

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Any fraction that has an equal numerator and denominator is equal to .

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Example Question #87 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

None of these

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

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

Three over two, or three-halves, is equal to .

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Example Question #88 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Solve:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First find the individual square roots:

Then solve:

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Example Question #90 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve, divide:

Answer: 

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