SSAT Elementary 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

What is  equal to in decimal form?

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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 #82 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What is the repeating decimal.... as a fraction?

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Explanation:

Dividing any number by  (or  in multiple place values, such as the number  or ) yeilds a repeating decimal:

 

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

Find the decimal equivalent to the following fraction:

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Explanation:

To solve, simply reduce the fraction to a base that you can then convert easily to 100.

Once there, the numerator will be your decimal.

Thus,

Example Question #84 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

If you ate  of a pizza, what would be the decimal.

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Explanation:

To convert a fraction you need to put it over .  

To get the denominator to , you must multiple the fraction by  on the top and bottom 

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This gives you a fraction of  and the numerator is taken and .

Example Question #7 : Use Decimal Notation For Fractions With Denominators 10 Or 100: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.C.6

What decimal is equivalent to ?

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 is twenty-two hundredths. 

 is twenty-two hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

Example Question #8 : Use Decimal Notation For Fractions With Denominators 10 Or 100: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.C.6

What decimal is equivalent to ?

 

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 is nineteen hundredths. 

 is nineteen hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

Example Question #9 : Use Decimal Notation For Fractions With Denominators 10 Or 100: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.C.6

What decimal is equivalent to ?

 

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 is thirty-seven hundredths. 

 is thirty-seven hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

Example Question #10 : Use Decimal Notation For Fractions With Denominators 10 Or 100: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.C.6

What decimal is equivalent to ?

 

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 is forty-seven hundredths. 

 is forty-seven hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

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

What decimal is equivalent to ?

 

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Explanation:

 is fifty-one hundredths. 

 is fifty-one hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

Example Question #86 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What decimal is equivalent to ?

 

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Explanation:

 is sixty-nine hundredths. 

 is sixty-nine hundredths. When we say a decimal, we say the number and add the place-value of the last digit. 

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