SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction

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Example Question #41 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  equal to in decimal form?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the top number (numerator) by the bottom number (denominator). In this problem,  divided by  equals .

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

What is  equal to in decimal form?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the top number (numerator) by the bottom number (denominator). In this problem,  divided by  equals .

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

What is  equal to in decimal form?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, divide the top number (numerator) by the bottom number (denominator). In this problem,  divided by  equals .

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

Convert the fraction to a decimal, rounded to two places:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When converting a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator.

Divide 4 by 7:

Then, round to two places:

0.57

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

What is  as a decimal?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide the numerator by the denominator to convert to a decimal.

2 divided by 5 is 0.4.

Example Question #46 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Convert the fraction to a decimal:

 

Possible Answers:

 

 

 

 

Correct answer:

 

 

 

 

Explanation:

When converting a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator:

Divide 1 by 2. Therefore, the decimal equivalent is 0.5.

Example Question #47 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Convert the fraction to a decimal. Round to two decimal places.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When converting a fraction to a decimal, divide the denominator by the numerator:

Round to two decimal places. Since the thousandths place is a 6, we will round up: 0.64.

Example Question #48 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  equal to in decimal form?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, simply divide the top number (numerator) by the bottom number (denominator). In this problem,  divided by  equals .

Another way to solve the problem is to try and get a multiple of ten in the denominator.

Six-over-ten, or six tenths, is written as .

Example Question #49 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is  equal to in decimal form?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the decimal equivalent of a fraction, simply divide the top number (numerator) by the bottom number (denominator). In this problem,  divided by  equals .

Another way to solve the problem is to try and get a multiple of ten in the denominator.

Two-over-ten, or two tenths, is written as .

Example Question #50 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the decimal equivalent of  ?

Possible Answers:

.20

.08

.40

.50

.80

Correct answer:

.80

Explanation:

Divide the numerator by the denominator:

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