What is as a fraction?

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Rodrigo

Solution:

Step:1 To convert a decimal into fraction, following procedure is used.

1. Observe, after how many places from the right a decimal is placed.

2. Divide the number after removing the decimal from it by a number as etc number of zeros after 1 depends upon the place from the right a decimal is placed.

3. Convert the fraction obtained in step 2 in simplest form.. If the denominator is greater than the numerator then the fraction is proper and if the numerator is greater than denominator then the fraction is improper.

 

Step:2 Similarly, to convert a fraction into a decimal, following procedure is used.

1. Observe the denominator of the fraction, if the denominator is a number which can be written in the form , where  are non-negative integers, then the fraction can be converted in a terminating decimal otherwise it is a non-terminating decimal.

2. Divide the numerator by denominator.

3. If the division is non-terminating or the division is too long, then the decimal expansion can be rounded up to 2 to 3 decimal places, which gives the approximate value of fraction.

 

Step:3 Conversion of 1.6 as a fraction:

1.In the decimal number 1.6, decimal is placed after one number from the right.

2. Divide the number 16 by 10.

3. Convert  in simplest form.

Answer: 1.6 is  as a fraction.

 

 

 

Similar Problems:

 

Problem 1: Convert 1.7 as a fraction.

Solution:

Step:1 1.7 has a decimal after one digit from right.

Divide the number removing decimal from it, by 10.

Step:2 Conversion of 1.7 into a fraction is as follows:

 

 

Answer: 1.7 is  as a fraction.

 

 

 

Problem 2: Convert 1.2 as a fraction.

Solution:

Step:1 1.2 has a decimal after one digit from the right.

Divide the number removing decimal from it, by 10.

Step:2 Conversion of 1.2 into a fraction is as follows:

 

Answer: 1.2 is as a fraction.

<math xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML'>
 <mrow>
  <mfrac>
   <mn>8</mn>
   <mn>5</mn>
  </mfrac>
  </mrow>
</math>

 

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