Fractions/Decimals Worksheet

Write the following fractions as decimals.

1 a.  
242 =  
50
1 b.  
715 =  
22
2 a.  
1 =  
20
2 b.  
6 =  
20
3 a.  
21056 =  
10000
3 b.  
4 =  
5
4 a.  
24 =  
5
4 b.  
6 =  
10
5 a.  
5 =  
10
5 b.  
38 =  
19
6 a.  
81 =  
12
6 b.  
186 =  
1000
7 a.  
418 =  
28
7 b.  
72 =  
10
8 a.  
5 =  
20
8 b.  
21 =  
5
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Answer Key

The decimal expansion of the fractions where the denominator is not a power of ten nor one of the 'easy' numbers has been rounded to 8 decimals, so it may or may not show the repeating pattern for non-terminating decimals, and it may or may not show all the decimal digits for terminating decimals.

1 a. 
242 = 2.84
50
1 b. 
715 = 7.68181818
22
2 a. 
1 = 0.05
20
2 b. 
6 = 0.3
20
3 a. 
21056 = 2.1056
10000
3 b. 
4 = 0.8
5
4 a. 
24 = 2.8
5
4 b. 
6 = 0.6
10
5 a. 
5 = 0.5
10
5 b. 
38 = 3.42105263
19
6 a. 
81 = 8.08333333
12
6 b. 
186 = 0.186
1000
7 a. 
418 = 4.64285714
28
7 b. 
72 = 7.2
10
8 a. 
5 = 0.25
20
8 b. 
21 = 2.2
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