9 and 3/4
how do you take one away from nine and leave ten
snap one in half. leaving the match head. you take away the stick leaving the 10 match heads perhaps?
0.3 or three tenths
The simplest form of the fraction ten twenty-fourths is 5/12
(1/4) x (10) = 10/4 = 2.5
7.5 That is, seven and a half.
You have four that you took away!
ten fourths can be written as 2.5 in decimal form.