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do you mean from a fraction to a decimal?

improper fractions can be changed into mixed numbers... 40/11 = 3 7/11

but proper fractions can only be changed to decimals... 11/40 = .275

this is because the proper fraction has no whole number value. the numerator is smaller than the denominator causing it to always be less than "1" so when dividing there is only a percentage of "1" and not a whole number with a remainder.

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