### All SSAT Upper Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

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

Give the decimal equivalent of .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Divide 1 by 6; the result is

.

That is, the 6 is repeated infinitely. This is equal to .

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

Convert into a fraction in simplest form.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Think of the decimal as the fraction .

Now, multiply the numerator and denominator by for every digit after the decimal. In this case, because there are digits after the decimal, we will be multiplying by twice, or by .

Now, simplify this fraction.

### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

What is the fractional equivalent of

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the fractional equivalent, we convert the number given into a whole number and divide by the corresponding tenth power needed to move the decimal into a whole number.

So for

we need to multiply by to turn the decimal into the whole number

We divide by to get our fraction

this can be reduced to

### Example Question #4 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

What is the fractional equivalent of

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the fractional equivalent, we first convert the decimal into a whole number.

So to convert into a fraction we need to multiply by to change the decimal into the whole number .

We can now put over the number we used to convert the decimal into a whole number.

This can be reduced to

### Example Question #5 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

### Example Question #6 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

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

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

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

Convert to a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

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

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

### Example Question #10 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the decimal divided by .

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal, then simplify.

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