Examples: Decimals as Fractions and Vice versa

# Examples: Decimals as Fractions and Vice versa Video Lecture | Mathematics (Maths) Class 6

## Mathematics (Maths) Class 6

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## FAQs on Examples: Decimals as Fractions and Vice versa Video Lecture - Mathematics (Maths) Class 6

 1. What is a decimal?
Ans. A decimal is a number that is expressed in the base-10 numbering system. It consists of a whole number part and a fractional part separated by a decimal point.
 2. How can a decimal be written as a fraction?
Ans. To write a decimal as a fraction, we need to place the decimal part over an appropriate power of 10. For example, 0.5 can be written as 5/10 or simplified to 1/2.
 3. Can all decimals be written as fractions?
Ans. No, not all decimals can be written as fractions. Some decimals, like irrational numbers, have an infinite number of decimal places and cannot be expressed as a fraction.
 4. How can a fraction be written as a decimal?
Ans. To write a fraction as a decimal, we divide the numerator by the denominator. For example, 1/4 can be written as 0.25.
 5. Are there any rules or methods to convert between decimals and fractions?
Ans. Yes, there are rules and methods to convert between decimals and fractions. One method is to divide the decimal by 1, then multiply both the numerator and denominator by the same power of 10 to eliminate the decimal point. Another method is to identify the repeating pattern in a decimal and express it as a fraction.

## Mathematics (Maths) Class 6

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