   Chapter 3.III, Problem 6TIE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Convert the following decimals to their fractional equivalent, reducing where possible..875 b. 23.076 c. .004 d. 84.75

(a)

To determine

To Calculate: The fractional equivalent of the decimals .875.

Explanation

Given information:

The decimal is .875.

Formula used:

The following steps for converting decimals to their fractional equivalent:

STEP-1 Write the numerator of the fraction as the decimal number, without the decimal point.

STEP-2 Write the denominator as 1 followed by as many zeros as there are decimal place in the original decimal number.

STEP-3 Reduce the fraction as the lowest terms.

Calculation:

Consider the decimal, .875

The numerator of the fraction as the decimal number, without the decimal point is 875

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The fractional equivalent of the decimals 23.076.

(c)

To determine

To Calculate: The fractional equivalent of the decimals .0004.

(d)

To determine

To calculate: The fractional equivalent of the decimals 84.75.

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