Fractions/Decimals Worksheet

Write the following fractions as decimals.

1 a.  
23 =  
5
1 b.  
21 =  
25
2 a.  
84 =  
22
2 b.  
1532 =  
10000
3 a.  
2 =  
21
3 b.  
5243 =  
1000
4 a.  
88 =  
21
4 b.  
36 =  
8
5 a.  
316 =  
25
5 b.  
11 =  
18
6 a.  
1 =  
10
6 b.  
416 =  
23
7 a.  
17 =  
20
7 b.  
78 =  
11
8 a.  
310 =  
12
8 b.  
513 =  
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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. 
23 = 2.6
5
1 b. 
21 = 0.84
25
2 a. 
84 = 8.18181818
22
2 b. 
1532 = 0.1532
10000
3 a. 
2 = 0.0952381
21
3 b. 
5243 = 5.243
1000
4 a. 
88 = 8.38095238
21
4 b. 
36 = 3.75
8
5 a. 
316 = 3.64
25
5 b. 
11 = 1.05555556
18
6 a. 
1 = 0.1
10
6 b. 
416 = 4.69565217
23
7 a. 
17 = 0.85
20
7 b. 
78 = 7.72727273
11
8 a. 
310 = 3.83333333
12
8 b. 
513 = 5.44827586
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