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how do you change 2 over 5 into a decimal

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Here's one way :

 

2 / 5     multiply numerator/denominator by 20

 

40 / 100  =  40%   =   .40   [ or, just .4 ]

 

"Long division" would also work, but since the denominator is a divisor of 100, this method is easier, IMHO.....!!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Apr 11, 2017

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