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Mathematics: Converting decimals to fractions

CONVERTING DECIMALS TO FRACTIONS

In this module, you can study how to convert a decimal number to a fraction.

 

The video above shows you the idea behind converting decimals to fractions.

 

The video above shows you how to convert a decimal number with one repeating digit (such as 0.777...) to a fraction. Sal Khan uses a little algebra to explain the conversion.

The video above shows you how to convert a decimal number with more than one repeating digit (such as 0.841841841...) to a fraction. Sal Khan uses a little algebra to explain the conversion.

Did you know?

Decimals and fractions are used to represent the same number. 

For example, 0.5 is the same number as


Study and practice

HOW TO USE A BASIC CALCULATOR

The video explains how to use basic calculator functions and provides examples.

 

0.00 min      addition (+), subtraction (-), multiply (x), divide (÷)

1.19 min      decimal point
2.43 min      C, CE and backspace
4.19 min      square, square root & fractions
6.17 min      percentage (%)

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