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Converting fractions to decimals

4 videos
3 skills
This tutorial guides you through two very important skills: converting fractions to decimals and converting decimals to fractions.

Decimal to simplified fraction

VIDEO 2:42 minutes
Here's an example of how we convert a decimal to a simplified fraction. Over time this will become second nature to you.

Converting decimals to fractions 2

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Convert a decimal to an equivalent fraction. Convert a decimal to an equivalent mixed number. 

Fraction to decimal

VIDEO 2:17 minutes
Converting fractions to decimals sometimes requires us to brush up on our long division skills. We'll walk you through it.

Fraction to decimal example

VIDEO 1:33 minutes
This is a great example of converting a fraction to a decimal. Use a scratch pad so you can follow along.

Fraction to decimal with rounding

VIDEO 3:15 minutes
Sometimes when you convert a fraction to a decimal you have to do some long division and rounding.

Converting fractions to decimals

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Convert a fraction to a decimal.