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Another way to express a fractional part using powers of ten
Decimal Places
Digits to the right of the decimal point
Decimal Point
Symbol that separates the whole number from the fractional part
The first place right of the decimal point
The second place right of the decimal point
The third place right of the decimal point
Less than
Greater than
Equal to
Terminating Decimal
a decimal value that ends or terminates
example: 0.5, 3.44, 0.78
Repeating Decimal
a decimal value that repeats and continues on to infinity
0.33 = 0.333333 continues on
0.4747=0.47474747 continues on
Equivalent Fractions
Value of the fractions are the same
Top number in a fraction
Bottom number in a fraction
Common Denominator
Denominators that are the same number
Uncommon Denominator
Denominators that are not the same number
Simplify Change fraction to its lowest terms Greatest Common Factor
The largest number that will divide into 2 or more numbers evenly
Least Common Multiple
The smallest number that 2 or more numbers can be divided into evenly
To change
Improper Fraction
a fraction where the numerator is greater than the denominator
Proper Fraction
a fraction where the numerator is less than the denominator
Mixed Number
contains an integer, generally a whole number and a fractional part
The Big One
The Big One: a fraction = to one whole, where the numerator and denominator are the same. Ex: 4/4, 5/5, 8/8.


When in the world would I ever need to use decimals? You use decimals everyday. We have 10 fingers and decimals are based on powers of 10. There are many reasons that we may need to deal with decimals to accommodate us in this life. Whether we multiply or divide them, add them or subtract them, and/or just plain convert them, we can't get away from them.

Money is a big reason, measurement is another, if we convert fractions to decimals sometimes we can solve problems more easily, and of course, working out math problems are just a few of the activities that require us to have a knowledge of working with these numbers. BUT HAVE NO FEAR! Decimals are just numbers that have a
decimal point in them.

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