How do you write #2/5# as decimal?
We can write this as a decimal by making the denominator
The easiest way to write this as a decimal is to multiply it until the denominator is
The way to make the denominator ten is to multiply both the top and bottom by
To simplify, we can multiply the two numerators and the two denominators.
When we simplify, we get:
This, in words, is four tenths. Therefore, we put
In decimal form, this is
Decimals are way of writing fractions which have a power of
However, some fractions have denominators which cannot be made into a power of
In that case, divide the numerator by the denominator to get a decimal.
Using long division:-