# 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.

**Solution:**

A fraction is made of two parts numerator and denominator

\(\text{Fraction}=\frac{\text{numerator}}{\text{denominator}}=\frac{\text{N}}{\text{D}}\)

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.

For example,

a) 2/5 = 2/5 × 4/10 = 0.4

b) 14/25 = 14/25 × 56/100 = 0.56

Thus, we can convert a fraction to a decimal when we divide the numerator by the denominator.

## Which of the following will convert a fraction to a decimal?

**Summary:**

Option (a), Dividing the numerator by the denominator will convert a fraction to a decimal.

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