Step: 1

8.15

[Original decimal number.]

Step: 2

= 8 15 100

[Since 8.15 is 8 and 15 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 8.15 as a mixed number.]

Step: 3

= 8 15÷5 100÷5

[Write the fraction in its simplest form using GCF.]

Step: 4

= 8 3 20

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

The equivalent fraction of the decimal number 8.15 is 8 3 20 .

Correct Answer is : 8 3 20

Step: 1

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

Step: 2

= 2 + 0.33...

[Change the fraction to a decimal.]

Step: 3

= 2.33..

[Add.]

Step: 4

Brad' s car can hold 2.33. . . gallons of gasoline.

Correct Answer is : 2.33...

Step: 1

[Original fraction.]

Step: 2

= 2.5

[Divide 5 by 2 to change the fraction to a decimal.]

Step: 3

The decimal form of the fraction is 2.5

Correct Answer is : 2.5

Step: 1

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

Step: 2

= 3 + 0.50

[Change the fraction to a decimal; Divide the numerator by the denominator.]

Step: 3

= 3.50

[Add.]

Step: 4

Tommy walks 3.50 miles in one hour.

Correct Answer is : 3.50 miles

Step: 1

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

Step: 2

= 68 + 0.50

[Change the fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator.]

Step: 3

= 68.50

[Add.]

Step: 4

So, the decimal for the fraction 68 1 2 is 68.50.

Correct Answer is : 68.50 in.

Step: 1

0.74 = 74 100

[Since 0.74 is 74 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 0.74 as a fraction.]

Step: 2

= 74÷2 100÷2

[Write the fraction in simplest form using the GCF.]

Step: 3

= 37 50

Step: 4

So, the pen cost is $37 50 .

Correct Answer is : $37 50

Step: 1

[Write the mixed number as a sum of whole number and the fraction.]

Step: 2

= 4 + 0.8

[Change the fraction to a decimal; Divide the numerator by the denominator.]

Step: 3

= 4.8

[Add.]

Step: 4

The equivalent decimal is 4.8

Correct Answer is : 4.8

Step: 1

12.36 = 12 36 100

[Since 12.36 is 12 and 36 hundredths, use 100 as denominator to express 12.36 as a mixed number.]

Step: 2

= 12 36÷4 100÷4

[Write the fraction in simplest form using the GCF.]

Step: 3

= 12 9 25

[Simplify.]

Step: 4

The alligator is 12 9 25 ft long.

Correct Answer is : 12 9 25 ft

Step: 1

Half of a whole is written in the form of a fraction as 1 2 .

Step: 2

Step: 3

Step: 4

So, 1 2 is the same as 0.50.

Correct Answer is : 0.50

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