Åk 6–9
 
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2.1 Portions Become Decimals
Portions can be written in different ways. They can be written in fraction form, decimal form, or even in percent form. Here below you can see a few examples of the conversion from fraction form to decimal form.

One half
=
=
=
0.5
=
50 %
 
One fourth
=
=
=
0.25
=
25 %
 
One eighth
=
=
=
0.125
=
12.5 %
 

Try for yourself to use the calculator and see what those fractions you’ve chosen become when they are in decimal form.  Calculate a number, for example 1/5, 1/9 and so forth in decimal form.