# How do you convert the following phrases into math expressions, and then evaluate the expressions: 5 out of 9?

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Apr 27, 2017

#### Answer:

As a fraction this is

As a decimal this is

As a ratio this is

#### Explanation:

The wording 'out of' means that the 5 is part of the 9, where 9 represents the whole (all of it)

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So as a fraction we have:

and as a decimal this is

where the bar over the last 5 means that it is repeated for ever.

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As a ratio we have a relationship or proportion between the 5 and whatever is left after extracting the 5. Which is

So as a ratio we have