Decimals to Fractions
When converting a decimal to a fraction we must alter the
decimal.
Example 1: Convert 0.5 to a fraction in
lowest form.
Solution:
The 5 is in the tenths column, so we can say
“five tenths”.
Expressed in lowest terms.
Example 2: Convert 1.6 to a fraction in
lowest form.
Solution:
1.6
this is “one and six tenths”.
in lowest terms.
Example 3: Change 4.75 into a fraction in
lowest terms.
Fraction in lowest terms.
