# SSAT Upper 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

Express   as a decimal.

Explanation:

Divide 8 by 15:

The 3 repeats, so the correct choice is .

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Give the decimal equivalent of .

Explanation:

Divide 11 by 18:

The 1 repeats infinitely, so this can be rewritten as .

### Example Question #231 : Fractions

Give the decimal equivalent of .

Explanation:

Divide 5 by 27:

The group "185" repeats infinitely, so this can be written as .

### Example Question #232 : Fractions

Give the decimal equivalent of .

Explanation:

Divide 7 by 36:

The 4 repeats infinitely, so this can be rewritten as .

### Example Question #174 : Decimals

Write the value of this expression as a decimal:

Explanation:

Simplify the sum by taking the least common denominator, which is 12:

Divide 13 by 12:

### Example Question #1 : Decimals With Fractions

Let

Which of the following is closest to  ?

Explanation:

The correct choice is 1.8.

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

Let  and

Which of the following is closest to  ?

Explanation:

The correct choice is 1.8.

### Example Question #8 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Define an operation  as follows:

For all real numbers :

Which of the following is closest to  ?

Explanation:

The correct choice is 0.15.

### Example Question #1 : Decimals With Fractions

Let , and .

Which of the following is closest to  ?

Explanation:

The correct response is 1.

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Simplify and express as a decimal: