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kuki87
kuki87 asks:
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what is the relationship between fractions and decimals?

In Topics: Helping my child with math
> 60 days ago

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ravens12
ravens12 writes:
Decimals are dots that you put in the space for a number like 1.99.
a fraction is to see how many parts of a piece of pizza you have or any question like two over five.
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Karenmom
Karenmom writes:
Hi kuki87,

Fractions can be converted into decimals and they mean the same thing.  Some examples:
.25 is 1/4
.38 is 38/100
.50 is 1/2
.75 is 3/4
1.25 is 1 1/4
1.50 is 1 1/2 and so forth.

I've included a couple on links for you to explore, the first link is to an actual calculator, where you just type in the decimal form and it will convert the number into a fraction for you.  The second will explain how to convert fractions into decimals.  For example:
1.254 =1 + 2/10 + 5/100 + 4/1000 or 1/5 + 2/10 =.02

Hope this helps!

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ollyvondendler
ollyvondend... writes:
Hi kuki87,

Here is another helpful link on this site that explains the relationship between fractions  -> decimals -> and percentages.  

Link: http://www.education.com/study-help/article/percents/

Or, you can browse math and other related study guides here:

Link: http://www.education.com/topic/study-help/

Good luck!
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genermcmillan
genermcmillan writes:
Fraction and decimal are different in mathematical notation, but in result wise it is same
0.25=1/4
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rudolffairbanks
rudolffairb... writes:
Hello friend, you can easily understand the relationship between fractions and decimals from below given example.
As a fraction: 1/2
As a decimal: 0.5
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chavelita
chavelita writes:
the relationship between fractions and decimals is that decimals you need to use dot and fractions you need to use division to find out the decimals.

Good Luck. ;)
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