 # Converting a Fraction to a Decimal. ND The numerator – think of Nancy The denominator – think of a dog.

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Converting a Fraction to a Decimal

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The numerator – think of Nancy The denominator – think of a dog

Nancy goes inside the houseDog stays outside

. 00. 0 Proper Fraction – less than 1; therefore 0 whole numbers. 4 -80 10 5 -100 0 = 0.45 0 -- Find decimal notation for:

When the denominator is a factor of 10, 100 or 1000, you can get an equivalent fraction using 10, 100 or 1000 for the denominator. 45 = 0.45 6 = 0.6 124 = 1.24

Try the following for repeating decimals. Find decimal notation for the following fractions.

Round each to the nearest tenth, hundredth and thousandth. TenthHundredthThousandth 0.20.180.182 18 3.5 44 3.543.544 0.80.840.838 83

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