# How do you write #1 3/8# as a decimal?

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Decimal notation is a way of writing fractions which have their denominators as powers of

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It helps to know that

The whole number is

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To turn a fraction to a decimal you need to know some rules.

To do this you need to:

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The next rule is to keep your denominator the same as it is on your given fraction which is

Therefore:

To do this you simply d1vide 11 by 8

Hope this gave you an idea of how to turn any fraction into a decimal. You can do this with any fraction.

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First, we have to convert it to a fractional number.

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Now we can easily convert it to a decimal by dividing by

The answer in decimal is

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