Converting Decimals to Fractions: Problem 3

Rule 28:
For this review, we will focus on terminating fractions. Divide the fraction by 1, and then multiply the result by 1 in a form that will remove the decimal.

Problem 3:
Convert 10.0000255 to a simple fraction and to a compound fraction.

Answer:
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Solution:
The decimal 10.0000255 can be multiplied and divided by 1 without changing its value.

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At this point you have converted the decimal to a simple fraction. Now reduce it.

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Finally,

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