# Writing Decimals as Fractions

In this lesson, you will learn how to write a finite decimal as a fraction. First, you will identify the place value of the farthest digit to the right, which will become the denominator

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Slide1Lesson 4-7

Slide2to write a finite decimal as a fraction, identify the placevalue of the farthest digit to the right. Then write all of the digits after the decimal points as the numerator with the place value as the denominator.

Slide30.8A. 0.8 8 is in the tenths place. Simplify by dividing by the common factor 2. 8  10 = = 4 5 Additional Example 2A:  Writing Decimals as Fractions Write the decimal as a fraction in simplest form.

Slide45.37B. 5.37 7 is in the hundredths place. 37 100 =   5 Additional Example 2B:  Writing Decimals as Fractions Write the decimal as a fraction in simplest form.

Slide50.622C. 0.622 2 is in the thousandths place. 622 1000 = = 311 500 Simplify by dividing by the common factor 2. Additional Example 2C:  Writing Decimals as Fractions Write the decimal as a fraction in simplest form.

Slide60.4A. 0.4 4 is in the tenths place. Simplify by dividing by the common factor 2. 4  10 = Write the decimal as a fraction in simplest form. Try This : Example 2A = 2 5

Slide78.75B. 8.75 5 is in the hundredths place. 75 100 =   8 =   8 3 4 Simplify by dividing by the common factor 25. Write the decimal as a fraction in simplest form. Try This : Example 2B

Slide80.26250.2625 5 is in the ten-thousandths place. 2625 10,000 = = 21 80 Simplify by dividing by the common factor 125. C. Write each decimal as a fraction in simplest form. Try This : Example 2C