__Objective:__

At the end of this lesson, students should be able to write decimals as fractions.

Decimals can be written as fractions by using an approach similar to the knowledge used when changing fractions to decimals.

__Example 1__

**Write the following decimals as fractions.**

a) 0.7 (b) 0.53 (c) 0.739

__Solution__

__Example 2__

**Change to fractions:**

(a)3.5 (b) 7.45 (c) 18.097

__Solution__

**NB: Always reduce fractions to their lowest (simplest) term when writing decimals as fractions.**

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__Unit 10 Lesson 2: Exercise 1__

**Write the following decimals as fractions and express them in their simplest form.**

- 0.4
- 0.55
- 265
- 0.315
- 0034
- 0.12
- 0068
- 0.075
- 805
- 0.95

1. 2/5 2. 11/20

3. 53/200 4. 63/200

5. 17/5000 6. 3/25

7. 17/250 8. 13/200

9. 161/200 10. 19/20

__Unit 10 Lesson 2: Exercise 2__

**Express these decimals as fractions.**

- 48
- 16.5
- 7653
- 0.0329
- 0703
- 4.1097
- 012
- 78.23
- 39
- 0.0003

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