8.5 is a decimal.
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.625 is 5/8 as a decimal. To convert a fraction to a decimal just divide the numerator
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1. Use a division bracket to set up a division algorithm. Place the dividend, the number being divided into equal parts, inside the division bracket. Write the divisor, the number
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This website link will help you step by step with converting fractions into decimal form: http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/….
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