Converting Fractions to Decimal Fractions – Part 3

# Converting Fractions to Decimal Fractions – Part 3

• Converting Mixed Fractions to Decimal Fractions
• Summary
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In the previous segment, we learnt how to convert fractions with multiples of 10 as the denominator, into decimal fractions. In this segment, we will learn how to convert mixed fractions into decimals.

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## How to Convert a mixed fraction into its decimal form?

A mixed fraction consists of a whole part and a fractional part.

To convert a mixed fraction into a decimal fraction, convert the fractional part to its decimal form and add this to the whole part of the mixed fraction.

For example,

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## Solution

11 9

40

= 11 + 9

40

To convert the fractional part, that is 9 ,

40

Divide the numerator by the denominator, that is 9 by 40.

22

4 900

80

10

80

20

20

0

Now place the decimal point in the quotient.  Register to Get Free Mock Test and Study Material

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