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WRITING DECIMALS AS FRACTIONS

Key Concept

- To write a decimal as a fraction
- Identify the place value of the last decimal

place - Write the decimal as a fraction using the place

value as a denominator - If necessary, simplify the fraction

Place Value Chart

0.6

- 0.6 means six tenths
- .6 6
- 10
- Simplify by dividing by the GCF, 2
- So, in simplest form, 0.6 is written as 3
- 5

0.45

- 0.45 means forty-five hundredths
- .45 45
- 100
- Simplify by dividing by the GCF, 5
- So, in simplest form, 0.45 is written as 9
- 20

Decimals with whole numbers

- Write decimals with whole numbers as mixed

numbers - Identify the place value of the last decimal

place - Rewrite the whole number as is
- Write the decimal as a fraction using the place

value as a denominator - If necessary, simplify the fraction

2.75

- 2.75 means two and seventy five hundredths
- 2.75 2 75
- 100
- Simplify by dividing by the GCF, 25
- So, in simplest form, 2.75 is written as 2 3
- 4

On the Calculator

- TI34 II

- TI34 Multiview

- Enter the decimal
- gtF
- Enter
- gtSIMP (if needed)

- Enter the decimal
- 2nd Key
- n key
- d
- gtSIMP (if needed)

Lets Practice

- .006
- 2.96
- 5.25
- .0008
- .02

Writing Fractions as Decimals

Terminating decimals

- .25
- .75
- .35
- The division ends or terminates when the

remainder is 0

Repeating Decimals

- 0.888888 The digit 8 repeats
- 2.8787878787 The digits 8 and 7 repeat
- 20.1939393 The digits 9 and 3 repeat
- The digit or digits in the decimal repeat
- Bar notation The notation 0.8 indicates the

digit 8 repeats forever.

Writing Fractions as Terminating Decimals

- Method 1 pen and paper

- Method 2 calclator

Writing Fractions as Repeating Decimals

- Method 1 pen and paper

- Method 2 calculator