# Question #6e9b3

Jan 4, 2017

$- 5.237 = - 5 \frac{237}{1000}$

#### Explanation:

Fractions, decimals and percents are all different ways of showing the same value. They are interchangeable.

In $- 5.237$, the 3 decimal places indicate thousandths.

$- 5.237 = - 5 \frac{237}{1000}$

As this fraction does not simplify at all, that's it!

A mixed number has:
a whole number part (-5) and a fraction part $\left(\frac{237}{1000}\right)$