# Convert Fractions to Decimals Using Division (2)

In this worksheet, students use division to convert simple fractions into their decimal equivalents.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Decimals

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

You should already know that the fraction ½ can also be written as the decimal 0.5.

Any fraction can be written as a decimal.

This worksheet shows you how to convert a simple fraction to its decimal equivalent.

The fraction ½ can be read to mean 1 whole divided into 2 parts, i.e. 1 ÷ 2.

We can divide 1 by 2, in a division calculation, but first we change 1 to 1.0.

This is to give more space to carry out the division, so that we can put remainders in the division.

This shows that ½ = 1 ÷ 2 = 0.5.

Example

Change the fraction 3/8 to a decimal.

3/8 is the same as 3 ÷ 8.

Here we change 3 to 3.000 to allow space for remainders when we divide.

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 1 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 9 12

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 2 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 4 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 5 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 9 20

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 20

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 8 25

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 40
• Question 1

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 1 8
0.125
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• Question 2

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 9 12
0.75
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• Question 3

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 2 8
0.25
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• Question 4

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 4 8
0.5
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 5

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 5 8
0.625
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 6

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 8
0.875
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 7

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 9 20
0.45
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• Question 8

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 20
0.35
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 9

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 8 25
0.32
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 10

Change the following fraction to a decimal by dividing the top number by the bottom number.

 7 40
0.175
EDDIE SAYS

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