About Decimal Definition:

A decimal fraction is a fraction that contains a power of ten (specifically ten raised to a whole number 1 or larger) as its denominator. Decimal fractions are typically written using a decimal point. We can write the decimal fraction 27/100 using a decimal point as 0.27.


Test Objectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a decimal fraction using a decimal point
  • Demonstrate the ability to convert a number with a decimal point into a decimal fraction
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a mixed number using a decimal point
Decimal Definition Practice Test:

#1:

Instructions: Write each as a decimal fraction.

a) 0.37

b) 2.125


#2:

Instructions: Write each as a decimal fraction.

a) 0.0984

b) 8.1175


#3:

Instructions: Write each as a decimal fraction.

a) 6.2275

b) 13.118552


#4:

Instructions: Write each as a decimal.

a)

 6
10

b)

3 4
100

#5:

Instructions: Write each as a decimal.

a)

25 3
10,000

b)

459
1,000,000

Written Solutions:

#1:

Solutions:

a)

 37
100

b)

2 125
1000

#2:

Solutions:

a)

984
10,000

b)

8 1175
10,000

#3:

Solutions:

a)

6 2275
10,000

b)

13 118,552
1,000,000

#4:

Solutions:

a) 0.6

b) 3.04


#5:

Solutions:

a) 25.0003

b) 0.000459