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Brainpop- Converting Fractions to Decimals BrainPOP | Converting Fractions to Decimals Fractions • Decimal Fraction • The place value tells you the denominator of the fraction. The tenths place Decimals Fraction To write a fraction as a decimal, the denom. needs to be a power of 10. Find a power of 10 that the denom. will fit into evenly. Then multiply both the numerator and demon. by that factor. X2 = • Then simplify your answer Decimal = = X2 You can also divide the numerator by the denominator to change a fraction to a decimal. Add to your notes http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/fracto.html Calculator • Decimal Fraction Correct answer is 3/5 Decimal Type in your fraction: Type in your decimal: 0.6 F D Remember to hit Simp until you no longer see the n d symbol Fraction F D = = Correct answer is 0.4 Add to your notes