Fraction to Decimal

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Converting Between Fractions and Decimals

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Fraction to decimal

  • To convert a fraction into a decimal divide the numerator by the denominator.
  • You may need to use long division and use a recurring symbol if needed.
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Decimal to fraction

  • To convert a terminating (not recurring) decimal into a fraction:
    • Put the number after the decimal point on top and a power of ten on the bottom with as many zeros as there were decimal places.
  • Remember to cancel down fractions if possible.

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1.1Place Value

1.2Factors & Multiples


1.4Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

1.5Growth & Decay

1.6Measurements & Units



3Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

4Geometry & Measures



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