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convert between fractions and decimals numbers

what is 0.5 converted

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John R. | John R: Math, Science, and History TeacherJohn R: Math, Science, and History Teach...
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To convert a terminating decimal (a decimal that does not continue forever) to a fraction, put the number behind the decimal (5) in the numerator and a 1 with a number of zeros equal to the number of decimal places (one for this problem) in the denominator.  Simplify the fraction if possible.

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10

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The equivalent fraction is 1/2.