Free math worksheets to help Grade 6 students learn how to convert fractions to repeating decimals. Repeating decimals are also called recurring decimals.
When converting fractions to decimals, we need to divide the numerator by the denominator.
You can follow these steps, to convert fractions to repeating decimals using long division:
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to convert fractions to repeating decimals using long division.
However, there is a shortcut when converting a fraction with denominator of 9, 99, 999. If the denominator is 9, 99, or 999 then the converted decimal will be a repeating decimal. If the denominator is factor of 9, 99, or 999, you could change it to an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 9, 99, or 999 and then use this shortcut method.
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to convert fractions to repeating decimals using a shortcut.
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