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**Converting Fractions To Decimals**: At a Glance

- Topics At a Glance
- Ratios & Proportions
- Unit Rate
- The Golden Ratio
- Solving Proportions
- Percents
- Working with Percents
- Percentage Increase & Decrease
- Percentages in the Real World
- Estimating Percentages
- Converting Decimals to Percents
- Converting Decimals to Fractions
- Converting Percents to Decimals
- Converting Percents to Fractions
**Converting Fractions to Decimals**- Converting Fractions to Percents
- Working with Percents, Fractions & Decimals

Eight twenty-fifths is equivalent to thirty-two hundredths (i.e., multiply both the numerator and denominator by 4 (that is, 4/4 or 1). You will get 32/100.). Thirty-two hundredths can be written as 0.32, a decimal.

Unfortunately, not all fractions are that easy. Most can't be rewritten with a denominator of 10, or 100, or 1000. We need a more foolproof way of converting every fraction. Lucky for us, there is one: all you have to do is **divide the denominator into the numerator**!

**Be Careful**: always divide the denominator into the numerator and not the other way around. In other words, the numerator always goes inside the division box.

Converting Fractions to Decimals Example 1

Converting Fractions to Decimals Example 2

Converting Fractions to Decimals Example 3

If the fraction you need to convert is a mixed number, you can place the whole number in front of the decimal, or first convert it to an improper fraction. |

Converting Fractions to Decimals Exercise 1

Write as a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Decimals Exercise 2

Write as a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Decimals Exercise 3

Write as a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Decimals Exercise 4

Write as a decimal.