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It means that you find a decimal number that has the same value as the fraction - or often a value that is close, since most fractions cannot be expressed exactly with a terminating decimal. Just divide the numerator by the denominator, to get an equivalent decimal.

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Converting decimal into fraction?

Can be done.

What does converting the fractions to decimals mean?

To convert a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator.

What is the process of converting a fraction to a decimal?

The process of long division.

When converting a decimal to a fraction the digits to the right of the decimal point become the?

Fractional part of a mixed decimal.

What is the fraction 13 26 as a decimal?

The decimal form of that would be 0.50. To find this, all you have to do is take 13 an divide it by 26, as the fraction looks. This will be true for converting any fraction into a decimal.

What does a decimal fraction mean?

a decimal fraction means a fraction that changes into a decimal or a decimal that changes into a farction

When converting a negative fraction into a decimal is the decimal positive or negative?

The decimal would be negative. Ex: -2/3 is -0.67

When converting a decimal to a fraction what determines the denominator of the fraction?

To start with, it is the power of ten in which the number of zeros is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point. If the fraction is then simplified, the denominator will change.

What is 25 percent in fraction and decimal form?

When converting a percentage to a fraction, you just divide it by 100.25 / 100 = 1 /4When converting a percentage to a decimal, you just move the decimal over two places to the left. It's the same as dividing it by 100, it is just already in decimal form.25.0% --> more decimal two places to the left --> 0.25The answer is 25% is 1/4 as a fraction and 0.25 as a decimal.

What is 90 percent in decimal form?

In decimal form, 90% is .90. This is because when converting a decimal into a percent, you move the decimal point 2 places to the right, which is the same as multiplying that decimal by 100. You multiply it by 100 because you are converting that decimal into a fraction that will represent a percentage of a full 100%.

What does converting mean in math?

To change from one thing to another. Eg.: Converting 1/2 to a decimal equals 0.5 Converting 0.5 to a percent equals 50% Converting 50% to a decimal equals 0.5

Why is a 10X10 grid most helpful in converting a fraction to a decimal?

It is not. Simple division is far more helpful.

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