for decimal numbers:
6 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
In the decimal number system, fractions with a denominator of 10, 100, 1000, and so on are written
as decimal numbers. For example,
Fractions with a denominator of 100 are often written as percents. Think of the percent symbol (%)
as representing the denominator of 100. For example,
Example 8 illustrates further how to convert from any one of the forms (fraction, decimal, percent) to
Convert each given fraction, decimal, or percent into its other two forms.
. Note that a fraction can also be converted to a decimal by dividing the
denominator into the numerator with long division.