Fractions and Decimals Worksheets

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111.

Emily had 9 cups of ice cream to serve her two children. She served $\frac{9}{2}$ cups of ice cream to each one. Write the fraction of ice cream she served to each child in decimal form.

a. | 4.5 | ||

b. | 3.5 | ||

c. | 5.5 | ||

d. | None of the above |

[Original fraction.]

= 4.5

[Divide 9 by 2 to change the fraction to a decimal.]

The decimal form of the fraction is 4.5

Correct answer : (1)

112.

An apple contains 55.35 calories. Change the decimal to equivalent fraction.

a. | $54\frac{3}{20}$ | ||

b. | $54\frac{7}{20}$ | ||

c. | $55\frac{3}{20}$ | ||

d. | $55\frac{7}{20}$ |

[Original number.]

=

[Since 55.35 is 55 and 35 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 55.35 as a mixed number.]

=

[Write the fraction in its simplest form using GCF.]

=

The equivalent fraction for the decimal is

Correct answer : (4)

113.

One cup of plain yogurt contains 2.2 mg of zinc. Find the equivalent fraction for the decimal.

a. | $2\frac{1}{5}$ mg | ||

b. | $2\frac{3}{5}$ mg | ||

c. | $2\frac{4}{5}$ mg | ||

d. | $2\frac{2}{5}$ mg |

[Since 2.2 is 2 and 2 tenths, use 10 as a denominator to express 2.2 as a mixed number.]

=

[Write the fraction in simplest form using the GCF.]

=

The equivalent fraction for 2.2 mg is

Correct answer : (1)

114.

Jason can walk $3\frac{1}{6}$ miles in an hour. Convert the fraction into decimal.

a. | 6.16 miles | ||

b. | 4.16 miles | ||

c. | 3.16 miles | ||

d. | 5.16 miles |

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

= 3 + 0.16

[Change the fraction to a decimal; Divide the numerator by the denominator.]

= 3.16

[Add.]

Jason walks 3.16 miles in one hour.

Correct answer : (3)

115.

3 trousers can be made from $105\frac{3}{7}$ in. of fabric. Express the fraction in decimal.

a. | 106.42 in. | ||

b. | 105.42 in. | ||

c. | 103.42 in. | ||

d. | 104.42 in. |

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

= 105 + 0.42

[Change the fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator.]

= 105.42

[Add.]

So, the decimal for the fraction

Correct answer : (2)

116.

Chris bought a pen and paid $0.92 for it. Write the cost of the pen as a fraction.

a. | $$\frac{23}{25}$ | ||

b. | $$\frac{2}{23}$ | ||

c. | $$\frac{2}{25}$ | ||

d. | None of the above |

[Since 0.92 is 92 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 0.92 as a fraction.]

=

[Write the fraction in simplest form using the GCF.]

=

So, the pen cost is $

Correct answer : (1)

117.

The length of a dolphin is $3\frac{3}{4}$ ft. Convert the length of the dolphin into decimal.

a. | 3.75 | ||

b. | 4.75 | ||

c. | 2.75 | ||

d. | 5.75 |

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

= 3 + 0.75

[Change the fraction to a decimal; Divide the numerator by the denominator.]

= 3.75

[Add.]

The equivalent decimal is 3.75

Correct answer : (1)

118.

The mass of the Earth is $\frac{1}{318}$ of the mass of the Jupiter. Write the decimal for the fraction.

a. | 0.002 | ||

b. | 0.003 | ||

c. | 0.004 | ||

d. | 0.001 |

[Change the fraction to a decimal; Divide the numerator by the denominator.]

» 0.003

[Round to the nearest thousandths.]

The decimal for the fraction

Correct answer : (2)

119.

An alligator is 10.32 ft long. Express its length as a fraction.

a. | 10$\frac{9}{25}$ ft | ||

b. | $11\frac{8}{25}$ ft | ||

c. | 10$\frac{11}{25}$ ft | ||

d. | $10\frac{8}{25}$ ft |

[Since 10.32 is 10 and 32 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 10.32 as a mixed number.]

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[Write the fraction in simplest form using the GCF.]

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[Simplify.]

The alligator is

Correct answer : (4)

120.

A bag has 10 marbles, $\frac{3}{5}$ of which are red marbles. Express the fraction as a decimal.

a. | 0.6 | ||

b. | 1 | ||

c. | 0.8 | ||

d. | 6.0 |

5)

0

So, the decimal equivalent of

Correct answer : (1)