Decimal Fraction

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Definition of Decimal Fraction

A Decimal Fraction is a fraction in which the denominator is a power of ten.

More About Decimal Fraction

    Decimal fraction can be easily converted into decimal by inserting a decimal separator in the value of the numerator at the position from the right in accordance with the power of ten of the denominator.

Example of Decimal Fraction

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Solved Example on Decimal Fraction

Ques: A teacher asks Patrick to convert the decimal number 153.31 to the equivalent (decimal) fraction. What should be Patrick's answer?

    Choices:
    A.  example of  Decimal Fraction
    B.  example of  Decimal Fraction
    C.  example of  Decimal Fraction
    D.  example of  Decimal Fraction
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: 153.31 = 153 + 0.31 [Divide the decimal into real part and decimal part.]
    Step 2: 0.31 =  example of  Decimal Fraction [Convert the decimal to fraction.]
    Step 3: 153 + 0.31 = 153 +  example of  Decimal Fraction = 153  example of  Decimal Fraction = example of  Decimal Fraction [Substitute and convert the mixed fraction to improper fraction.]
    Step 4: Patrick's answer should be  example of  Decimal Fraction .
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