As you might recall from math class, fractions and decimals are two different ways of representing the same thing. A third option, percentages, is a close cousin of decimals. However, making use of this knowledge requires knowing how to convert one into the other.

**Fraction to decimal** conversion can be an opportunity to deepen your understanding of numbers and math. Sometimes the process will take more work, and sometimes less, but the operation is relatively straightforward.

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