 # Convert: fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.

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Convert: fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.

Warm-Up Complete each conversion. 5 feet = _____ inches
8,000 centimeters = _____ meters 264 hours = _____ days \$7.00 = _____ quarters

Converting Fractions to Decimals
Top divided by the Bottom

Converting Decimals to Fractions
Write the decimal in the numerator of the fraction without the decimal point. Identify the place value of the last digit in the decimal. This is the denominator of the fraction. Simplify or Reduce

Example 1 Convert each fraction to a decimal. a. b. c.

Example 2 Convert each decimal to a fraction in simplest form. a. 0.75
b. 0.6 c. 4.5 75 hundredths 6 tenths 4 and 5 tenths

Exit Problems Convert each fraction to a decimal.
Convert each decimal to a fraction. 0.15 0.8

Communication Prompt Do you find it easier to convert fractions to decimals or decimals to fractions? Why?