Q: Who invented decimals fractions and percentages?

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Before decimals were invented, people used fractions.

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What are fractions or decimals that name the same amount

I need help in how to convert fractions to decimals

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Because that it s harder to work out percentages than fractions and decimals

They can both be converted into decimals and from there into fractions or percentages.

Fractions can be converted to decimals, percentages or mixed numbers.

fractions, decimals and percentages

They're all numbers.

There are infinitely many fractions so it is impossible to answer the question.

Decimals and percentages are easier to compare than fractions - particularly if they are unlike fractions. That does not explain why percentages are required when we have decimal number and there is no good answer to that!

They are ways of calculating and comparing parts of wholes.

If we didn't have decimals, fractions and percentages math would be impossible. Try answering 1.7 - 0.6 without a decimal, and get the right answer. It has not made math easier or harder, it is an element we need.

Before decimals were invented, people used fractions.

convert them to decimals or percentages first to figure out the order then write the answers as fractions

In order to convert decimals into percentages In order to convert decimals into fractions To distinguish irrational numbers from rational numbers