Fractions to Decimals

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Decimals are another way to represent fractions.

2

10= 10 2 = 0.2 Read: two-tenths Read: two-tenths

Place Values Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones Tenths Hundredths Thousandths Ten-Thousandths 1000 100 10 1 .

For this topic, we will be converting fractions to decimals up to the hundredths place. An easy way to do this is

- Convert the fraction so that the denominator is 100
- Move the decimal point of the numerator to the left by 2 places

**Example 1:** 100 in the denominator

= 0.06 = 0.83 = 0.70 = 0.7

**Example 2:** Converting the denominator to 100

= = = 0.14 = = = 0.30 = 0.3 = = = 0.20 = 0.2

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