Understanding Decimal Fractions


Decimal fractions are fractions that have special denominators, namely ten, one hundred, one thousand, and so on.

a. The concept of tithing
    For the denominator of the tithe, then behind the comma there is 1 number which is the numerator number.
     1/10 = 0.1
     1/2 = 5/10 = 0.5

b. The concept of hundredths
     For the hundredth denominator, there are 2 numbers behind the comma which are numerical numbers.
     1/100 = 0.01
     2/100 = 0.02
     3/4 = 75/100 = 0.75

c. Thousand concept
     For the denominator, then behind the comma there are 3 numbers which are numerical numbers.
     1/1000 = 0.001
     1/8 = 125/1000 = 0.125



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