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A decimal shows numbers in tenths, hundredths, and other powers of ten. A fraction can be shown in other ways such as elevenths and fifteenths as well as tenths and hundredths.

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How is a decimal different from a fraction and a percent?

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How is a decimal similar to a fraction?

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What is 35 equal to?

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How can you change a fraction to a decimal?

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0.4 as a fraction and decimal?

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The decimal form of a fraction is a n blank decimal?

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How does a number with a decimal point different from a number without one?

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What is The decimal form of a fraction is called?

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What does decimal fraction mean?

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