Write the fraction as a decimal.

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Write the fraction as a decimal.
Example 1 Writing Fractions as Decimals Write the fraction as a decimal. Repeating decimal 11 5 a. 11 4 4 60 55 50 44 60 55 ANSWER = 11 5 0.45

Write the fraction as a decimal.
Example 1 Writing Fractions as Decimals Write the fraction as a decimal. 0.35 Terminating decimal 20 7 b. 20 7.00 6 0 1 00 1 00 ANSWER 0.35 = 20 7

The table lists the mean lengths of four species of
Example 2 Writing Mixed Numbers as Decimals BIOLOGY The table lists the mean lengths of four species of finches. Write the lengths as decimals. Finch House Indigo Lazuli Purple species finch bunting bunting finch Length 8 5 2 1 5 7 4 3 5 5 ( inches ) 16 SOLUTION Write each mixed number as the sum of a whole number and a fraction. Then convert the fraction to a decimal and add it to the whole number.

Example 2 Writing Mixed Numbers as Decimals 5 5 5 = 5 + = 5 + 0.625 = 5.625 8 8 2 1 5 = + 0.5 5.5 16 7 5 = + 0.4375 5.4375 4 3 5 = + 0.75 5.75 ANSWER In decimal form, the lengths are inches, 5.5 inches, inches, and inches.

Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form.
Example 3 Writing Terminating Decimals as Fractions Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form. 10 4 = 4 is in the tenths’ place. a. 0.4 5 2 = Simplify.

Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form.
Example 3 Writing Terminating Decimals as Fractions Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form. 5 is in the thousandths’ place. = 905 1000 1 b. 1.905 = 905 1000 1 181 200 = 181 200 1 Simplify.

Write the fraction or mixed number as a decimal.
Guided Practice for Examples 1, 2, and 3 Write the fraction or mixed number as a decimal. 8 1. ANSWER 0.32 25 2. 6 1 ANSWER 6 0.1 5 2 4 3. ANSWER 4.4 4. 3 1 5 ANSWER 3 5.

Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form.
Guided Practice for Examples 1, 2, and 3 Write the decimal as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form. Write 0.62 as a fraction. 5. ANSWER 50 31 6. Write as a mixed number. ANSWER 2 20 9