In this activity, you will be asked to **relate fractions to decimals.**

You will be asked to convert **fractions to decimals:**

**Example:**

Write the fraction as a decimal fraction:

2 + 42 ⁄100 = ?

**Answer:**

42 hundredths is written as 0.42

So the answer is **2.42**

You will also be asked to convert **decimals to fractions:**

**Example:**

Write the **decimal fraction as a fraction**

1.1 = ?

**Answer:**

1.1 = 1 whole 1 ⁄10

So the answer is **1 + 1 ⁄10**

**Trickier questions:**

To convert a fraction to a decimal, we divide the **numerator **by the **denominator. **

**1 ⁄2 = 1 ÷ 2 = 0.5**

Sometimes it helps to use a calculator.

**1 ⁄4 = 0.25**

**1 ⁄3 = 0.3**

**1 ⁄6 = 0.16**

**1 ⁄8 = 0.125**

**1⁄10 = 0.1**

**1 ⁄5 = 0.2**