Which of the following will convert a fraction to a decimal?
a) Divide the numerator by the denominator
b) Divide the denominator by the numerator
c) Divide the denominator by 100.
Answer: Option (a), Dividing the numerator by the denominator will convert a fraction to a decimal.
Let us see which of the above options will convert a fraction to a decimal.
A fraction is made of two parts numerator and denominator.
The denominator(D) indicates how many parts the whole has been divided into.
The numerator(N) indicates how many sections of the fraction are represented.
We can convert a fraction to its decimal form by the following two methods:
- Long Division Method
- Convert the denominator of the fraction to multiples of 10 like 10, 100, 1000, etc.