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posted by lola moye .
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
divide the numerator by the denominator.
example 1/2 = .5 
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PsyDAG
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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