Fandom

Khan Academy Wiki

Rewriting decimals as fractions

1,860pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Rewriting decimals as fractions
Converting decimals to fractions 1 256
Description
Exercise Name: Rewriting decimals as fractions
Math Missions: 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 7th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Rewriting decimals as fractions exercise appears under the 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 7th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise introduces changing decimals into fractions.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Find the fraction: This problem presents a terminating decimal and the user is asked to transfer this decimal into a fraction.
    Decfrac

    Find the fraction

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges and speed badges because there is only one type of problem and since the decimals terminate it is simple to make the fraction.

  1. It is not required to reduce the fraction so it is very fast just to make all fractions over one 100 (or possibly over ten in some select cases).

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions and decimals appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Decimals are very common in shopping. Price tags, food labels, and receipts all contain decimals.
  3. At gas pumps, decimals are used to show how much gas is pumped and much it costs per gallon.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.