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

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write the decimal equivalent of .      Explanation: ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Express 0.014 as a fraction in lowest terms.      Explanation:

The fraction has its last nonzero digit in the thousandths place, so write the number, without the decimal point, over 1,000. Then reduce. ### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Express as a decimal.      Explanation: ### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Which of the following is NOT equal to ?      Explanation:

All of the answer choices multiply to give you 10 except so that is the correct answer.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

What fractions equals ?      Explanation: is equal to .

Thus we are looking for a fraction that reduces to . reduces to (divide numerator and denominator by 4). reduces to 2 (divide numerator and denominator by 4). reduces to 4 (divide numerator and denominator by 2). reduces (divide numerator and denominator by 4). is the only one that reduces to (divide numerator and denominator by 8).

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a decimal:       Explanation: That is, the digit 5 will repeat infinitely. This can be written as .

### Example Question #7 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a decimal:       Explanation: That is, the group "81" will repeat infinitely. This quotient can be written as .

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Rewrite as a decimal:       Explanation: That is, after 5 and 8, the digit 3 will repeat infinitely. This can be rewritten as .

### Example Question #9 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a decimal:       Explanation: That is, after the 2, the digit 7 repeats infinitely. This can be rewritten as .

### Example Question #831 : Fractions

Express as a decimal.      Explanation:

Divide the numerator by the denominator: ← Previous 1 3 4

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