Learning how to change a fraction to a decimal is a GREAT skill as well as an important one because it will help you convert fractions into percents and you know how critical knowing percents can be.
Knowing that a fraction is a division problem, makes this concept not only simple, but very rational. In other words, it makes SENSE!






So, let's take a look at this fraction and see how to convert it to a decimal.








Step 1: Mark the Numerator
 Begin by marking the numerator.



Marking the numerator helps you separate the dividend from the divisor.






Step 2: Flip the Mark
 Flip the mark over.
 This turns the fraction into a regularlooking division problem.















Step 3: Divide
 Divide, just like you normally would. Keep dividing until there are no remainders. That's when you are finished!

 Note: For this example, it is necessary to include a decimal point with some zeros in the dividend. A shortcut division method is also used.








