Posted by **greg** on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:27pm.

write the fraction or mixed number as a decimal.

1/5

-5/3

3 4/25

8 5/44

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:29pm
Divide the numerator by the denominator.

Example:

1/5 = 0.2

We'll be glad to check your answers to the other three problems.

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**greg**, Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:32pm
um so number 2 is

-1.667?

and 3 and 4 is what i don't understand

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**Amy**, Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:44pm
Yes, number 2 is -1.667.

If you rewrite number two as a mixed number, you'd have -1 2/3, right? The -1 is shown to the left of the decimal place. Knowing that, try the other two problems.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:45pm
You're right for number 2.

3 4/25 =

4 / 25 = 0.16

3 + 0.16 = 3.16

Go ahead and try number 4.

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