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Introduction Introduction # Decimals to Fractions

INTRO
Decimals are just another way of writing fractions. To convert any decimal to a fraction, we put the decimal part over a power of , where the number of 's is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.
For example, is like saying we have out of :
The more digits our decimal has, the more 0's our denominator has. So, is like saying we have out of :
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KEY STEPS

## How to Convert Decimals to Fractions

### Step 1. Identify the whole part and the decimal part of the number.

If there's a negative sign, ignore it for now.

### Step 2. Convert the decimal part to a fraction.

The numerator is the decimal part. The denominator is followed by ’s, where the number of 's is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.

### Step 4. Add the whole number to the simplified fraction.

We can write this fraction as either a mixed number or as an improper fraction.

### Improper Fraction

LESSON
Converting Decimals to Fractions

## Converting Decimals to Fractions

Just like Miles Morales and Spiderman are the same person with two different names, decimals and fractions are just two different ways of saying the same number. To convert a decimal to a fraction, we just need to write the decimal part divided by followed by s, where the number of s is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.
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PRACTICE
Converting Decimals to Fractions

## Practice: Converting Decimals to Fractions

Question 1 of 10: Convert to a fraction.

### Step 1. Identify the whole part and the decimal part of the number.

CONCLUSION
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