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# How to convert a decimal into a fraction

This prezi lesson shows steps that will help you change a non-repeating decimal to its equivalent fraction format.
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## Melinda Rosamond

on 3 November 2012

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#### Transcript of How to convert a decimal into a fraction

Step One: Look at the original
decimal. By Melinda R. How to convert a decimal to a fraction. But how do I convert a decimal into a fraction? Count the places after the decimal point. Make the digits after the decimal the numerator
and the denominator is 1 followed by as many zeroes as the digits you counted. Step Two: Make A Decimal Fraction Step 3: Simplify your fraction. Now you can convert a decimal into
a fraction! Congratulations! Do the numerator & denominator have a factor in common? Yes, Five is a factor of both. Divide both numbers by 5. Yes, 5 is a factor of both. Do the numerator & denominator have a factor in common? Divide top & bottom again by 5. This IS your
Final answer! Decimals and fractions are two ways to
show parts of a whole. It's really easy
if you look at it
the right way! :) http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/decimal-fraction.html Divide top & bottom again by 5. Do the numerator & denominator have a factor in common? Yes, Five is a factor of both. 0.7

0.34=

0.758= Count the places behind the decimal point.
Make the digits after the decimal the numerator and the denominator is 1 followed by as many zeroes as the digits you counted.
Simplify your fraction. We Do: Guided Practice Prezi-tation Credits This prezi was created by:
Mrs. Melinda Rosamond
7th-8th LEAP Studies
e2020 Facilitator
Hammond Junior High Magnet School Common Core State Standards
Connection MA.7.7.EE.3 - [Standard] - Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, FRACTIONs, and DECIMALs), using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies. Additional Resources "Â Decimal Fraction." Definition of Decimal Fraction. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2012. <http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/decimalfraction.html>.
Heath's Decimal Song. Dir. Teachheath. YouTube: Heath's Decimal Song. YouTube, 17 June 2012. Web. 28 Oct. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JB3bNfLqEM>.
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