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Mathematics: Converting fractions to decimals

CONVERTING FRACTIONS TO DECIMALS

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

 

The video above shows you a simple way to convert a fraction to a decimal.

 

The video above shows you how round off a decimal number when you convert a fraction to a decimal.

Did you know?

It is very easy to convert a fraction to a decimal using a calculator!

 

The line in between the top number (numerator) and the bottom number (denominator) means 'divide.'

e.g.     is the same as  0.25

On a calculator: 1 ÷ 4 = 0.25


Practice and study

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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