Posted by **lola moye** on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:40am.

how do i change a fraction to a decimal? i really don't understand the movement of the decimal.

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**Paul smith**, Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:46am
divide the numerator by the denominator.

example 1/2 = .5

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 1:45pm
In above example, divide the 1 by 2, which goes zero times. Then you have to go to the tenths column, with the decimal placed after the one. 2 goes into 10 5 times, giving you .5

Hope this helps a little more.

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