**DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE ~ MATHEMATICS FORM 1**

**DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE ~ MATHEMATICS FORM 1**

The Concept of Decimals

Explain the concept of decimals

A decimal- is defined as a number which consist of two parts separated by a point.The parts are whole number part and fractional part

**DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE ~ MATHEMATICS FORM 1**

Example 1

Example 2

Conversion of Fractions to Terminating Decimals and Vice Versa

Convert fractions to terminating decimals and vice versa

The first place after the decimal point is called tenths.

The second place after the decimal point is called hundredths e.t.c

**Consider the decimal number 8.152**

**NOTE**

To convert a fraction into decimal, divide the numerator by denominator

To convert a decimal into fraction, write the digits after the decimal point as tenths, or hundredths or thousandths depending on the number of decimal places.

**DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE ~ MATHEMATICS FORM 1**

Example 3

Convert the following fractions into decimals

**Solution**

Divide the numerator by denominator

Good job