Fraction to decimal question

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Is there any way to convert to a decimal if you can't find a denominator that works your way?

like 21/34 ?

can you explain???

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    Divide the numerator by the denominator. What do you get?

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    .6176 yes it long and remainder of 10
    but is there any way to convert to a decimal if you can't find a denominator ?

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    I don't think so. Study these:

    http://aaamath.com/dec.htm

    http://aaamath.com/fra.htm

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    1.61

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    Jman -- you're wrong. 21/34 is less than 1.

  • ATT " Jman" Fraction to decimal question -

    Thanks, writeteacher I will. and Jman you round up the .6 to a one and now have 1.61 ?

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    ok Ms Sue thanks all!

  • Fraction to decimal question -

    You're welcome, Moby.

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    Move is right

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