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

Example Questions

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

What is equal to in decimal form?      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?      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?      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:       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?      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:       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.       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?      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?      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 .

What is the decimal equivalent of ?

.20

.08

.40

.50

.80  