How do you compare a fraction to a decimal?
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Furthermore, how do you get a fraction to a decimal?
The line in a fraction that separates the numerator and denominator can be rewritten using the division symbol. So, to convert a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator. If required, you can use a calculator to do this. This will give us our answer as a decimal.
Secondly, are fractions more accurate than decimals? Fractions are generally more accurate, and easier to work with (for those who need to manipulate the data). Decimals are generally rounded to whatever accuracy is required for any given task.
Also to know, how do you know which fraction is greater?
If the denominators are the same, then the fraction with the greater numerator is the greater fraction. The fraction with the lesser numerator is the lesser fraction. And, as noted above, if the numerators are equal, the fractions are equivalent. Use < or > to compare the two fractions and .
What is 3/8 as a decimal?
Fraction to decimal conversion table