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Converting Fractions To Decimals

Introduction

Terms

Decimal - A number greater than any whole number.
Fraction - A part of a whole can be expressed as a fraction.
Decimal Fraction - The un-simplified form of a fraction that has been converted from a decimal.
Simplified Fraction - A fraction that has been reduced to the lowest possible whole numbers.

Examples

Converting Fractions to Decimals (Example #1)

Convert to a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandths
4 7 0
1000 4 7 0 0 0 0
- 4 0 0 0
7 0 0 0
- 7 0 0 0
0 0
- 0

Converting Fractions to Decimals (Example #2)

Convert to a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandths
6
10 6 0
- 6 0
0

Converting Fractions to Decimals (Example #3)

Convert to a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandths
1 1 1
1000 1 1 1 0 0 0
- 1 0 0 0
1 1 0 0
- 1 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
- 1 0 0 0
0

Converting Fractions to Decimals (Example #4)

Convert to a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandths
4 5
100 4 5 0 0
- 4 0 0
5 0 0
- 5 0 0
0

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