Mathematics
renren123
2015-11-01 12:03:27
Quincy spends 5/8 of his pocket money on snacks to keep in his locker. Write the fraction 5/8 in decimal form. The decimal equivalent of 5/8 is???
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staceyt0530st
2015-11-01 18:30:53

[latex] frac{1}{8} =0.125[/latex] (Half of [latex]frac{1}{4}[/latex] which is 0.25 [latex]0.125 [/latex] x [latex]5[/latex] = 0.625 [latex] frac{5}{8} =0.625[/latex] ----------------------------------------------------------- An easier way to do it is to say [latex] frac{5}{8}= frac{4}{8} + frac{1}{8} [/latex] [latex] frac{4}{8} =0.5[/latex] 1/8 = 0.125   0.500   +0.125 ----------   0.625

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