Fractions, decimals and percentages are frequently used in everyday life. Knowing how to convert between them improves general number work and problem solving skills.
To convert a fraction to a decimal, you need to use written division methods to divide the numerator by the denominator.
Convert into a decimal.
Divide 3 by 8.
8 is bigger than 3, so the division will go into decimal places. Make sure you keep the decimal points in line. Placeholder zeros will help you complete the calculation.