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Problems That Contain Both Fractions and Decimals Help

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 21, 2011

Fractions and Decimals

Sometimes a problem contains both fractions and decimals.

To solve a problem with a fraction and a decimal, either change the fraction to a decimal and then perform the operation or change the decimal to a fraction and then perform the operation .

Examples

Example 1

Add Fractions and Decimals

Solution 1

Fractions and Decimals

Hence, Fractions and Decimals

Alternate Solution 1

Fractions and Decimals

Hence, Fractions and Decimals

Example 2

Multiply Fractions and Decimals

Solution 2

Fractions and Decimals

Alternate Solution 2

Fractions and Decimals

Hence, Fractions and Decimals

Problems That Contain Both Fractions and Decimals Practice Problems

Practice

Perform the indicated operation:

1. Fractions and Decimals

2. Fractions and Decimals

3. Fractions and Decimals

4. Fractions and Decimals

5. Fractions and Decimals

Answers

1. Fractions and Decimals

2. Fractions and Decimals

3. Fractions and Decimals

4. Fractions and Decimals

5. 1.25 or 1 Fractions and Decimals

Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: Decimals Practice Test.

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