How do you write #-1/8# as a decimal?
Decimals can be negative or positive. In this case it will be negative.
Find an equivalent fraction with a denominator of a power of 10.
In this case we will use
This can now be written as a decimal with 3 decimal places (because we have thousandths.)
Another method is to divide:
It is a huge advantage to know some of the more common fractions, decimals and percents by heart. These include the 'eighths'