# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the decimal equivalent of a fraction

## Example Questions

### Example Question #150 : Numbers And Operations

Rewrite  as a decimal.

Explanation:

Divide  by ; the result is .

You may also recognize that is equal to , and will be equal to times this value.

### Example Question #1035 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

Write the decimal equivalent of .

Explanation:

### Example Question #1036 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

How do you write 0.125 as a fraction?

Explanation:

### Example Question #1037 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

Express  as a decimal.

Explanation:

Divide the numerator by the denominator:

### Example Question #151 : Numbers And Operations

Express 0.36 as a fraction in simplest form.

Explanation:

Write the expression, without the decimal point (36), over the apporpriate power of 10 (100, since the last digit falls in the hundredths place). Then reduce:

### Example Question #152 : Numbers And Operations

Which is equivalent to this fraction?

Explanation:

Divide:

### Example Question #153 : Numbers And Operations

Write as a decimal:

Explanation:

Divide 17 by 45, adding a decimal point and zeroes as needed:

The 7 repeats infinitely. The decimal is therefore .

### Example Question #7 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Write as a fraction in lowest terms:

Explanation:

We can use algebra to find the fraction by setting . Then:

and

Subtract as follows:

### Example Question #154 : Numbers And Operations

Convert 0.017 into a fraction.

Explanation:

0.017 is equal to 17 thousandths (because it extends 3 decimal places), therefore:

### Example Question #155 : Numbers And Operations

Write as a decimal: