Introduction to Decimals Part 2

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Professor Perez teaches how to convert fractions into decimals. He demonstrates how to identify the denominator and use it to determine the number of decimal places needed. For denominators that are not powers of 10, he also shows how to perform long division to find the decimal representation. By the end of the lesson, viewers will have a solid understanding of how to convert fractions into decimals.

Lesson Description:

Learn how to convert fractions into decimals.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you convert fractions into decimals without a calculator?
  • How can you change 9/100 to a decimal?
  • What is 3/1000 as a decimal?
  • How do you write 1314/100,000 as a decimal?
  • What is 3/4 as a decimal?
  • How do you find 3/8 as a decimal without a calculator?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This video picks up where the previous decimal lesson left off. The last lesson changed decimals into fractions, and in this lesson, fractions are converted to decimals. Many good examples are shown in this video to help you understand this idea.