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5-1B Fractions as Decimals

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5-1B Fractions as Decimals
Fractions with denominators that are factors of 10, 100, or 1,000 can be written as decimals using
equivalent fractions. Any fraction can also be written as a decimal by dividing the numerator by the
denominator.




Example 1 Write     as a decimal.

Since 5 is a factor of 10, write an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 10.




So,         .


Example 2 Write     as a decimal.

Divide.




So,             .



Exercises - Write each fraction or mixed number as a decimal.


      1.                                    4.                                      7.



      2.                                    5.                                      8.



      3.                                    6.                                      9.
5-1B Fractions as Decimals
 10. PLANETS The planet Mercury is roughly
                                                    11. MARBLES Ye has a marble that is       inch
       the size of Earth. Write the fraction as a       wide. Write the marble's width as a
     decimal.                                           decimal.




                                                    13. EXERCISE Tate has been exercising for
 12. HOMEWORK Miko has finished          of             an hour. Write the fraction of the hour she
     her homework. Write the fraction as a              spent at each activity as a decimal.
     decimal.

                                                         Dancing


                                                         Sit-ups


                                                         Stretches




 14. SPORTS Neal played tennis for                  15. COOKING A recipe calls for     cups of
     hours. Write the mixed number as a                 milk. Write the mixed number as a
     decimal.                                           decimal.




                                                    17. RECESS Bronwyn has been playing
 16. HEIGHT Winona is           the height of her
     little brother. Write the mixed number as         kickball for  minutes. Write the mixed
     a decimal.                                        number as a decimal.

								
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