# Fractions and decimals

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Fractions tell us how many parts of the whole we have. Decimals on the other hand help us with accurate measurement of length, weight etc., because in the real world, these quantities aren't exact whole numbers but in fact parts of a large number.

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In this section we will review some of the things we learnt about fractions in previous classes such as proper and improper fractions and mixed numbers. We will also warm up for multiplying fractions by practicing adding and subtracting fractions.

In this topic we will understand multiplication of fractions, like how to multiply a fraction with a whole number, how to multiply a fraction with a fraction, and how to multiply mixed numbers. We will use number line approach to understand this multiplication in a better way.

In this section you will learn how to divide whole numbers by fractions and fractions by whole numbers.

Learn how to divide fractions by other fractions.

Here we review the basics of decimals that were learnt in earlier classes like adding and subtracting decimals.

In this topic we will understand multiplication of decimal numbers like how to multiply a whole number with a decimal number, how to multiply a decimal number with a decimal number. Apart from this, we will also figure out an interesting pattern when a decimal number is multiplied by powers of 10.

In this topic we will learn division of a decimal number by a whole number, or another decimal number. Apart from this, we will also figure out an interesting pattern when a decimal number is divided by powers of 10.