The LessonA fraction can be converted to a decimal.
How to Convert a Fraction to a DecimalConverting a fraction to a decimal is easy. Divide the top number of the fraction by the bottom number of the fraction.
QuestionWhat is 1⁄5 as a decimal?
Answer:1⁄5 converted to a decimal is 0.2.
Lesson SlidesThe slider below gives another example of converting a fraction to a decimal.
Interactive WidgetHere is an interactive widget to help you learn about converting fractions to decimals.
What Is a Fraction?Fractions consist of a numerator and a denominator.
The denominator tells you how many equal parts the whole is divided into, and the numerator tells you how many of these parts there are.