**FORM ONE MATHEMATICS STUDY NOTES TOPIC 3: DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE**

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## FORM ONE MATHEMATICS STUDY NOTES TOPIC 3: DECIMAL AND PERCENTAGE

**The Concept of Decimals**

Explain the concept of decimals

A decimal- is defined as a number which consist of two parts separated by a point.The parts are whole number part and fractional part

Example 1

Example 2

**Conversion of Fractions to Terminating Decimals and Vice Versa**

The first place after the decimal point is called tenths.The second place after the decimal point is called hundredths e.t.c

**Consider the decimal number 8.152**

**NOTE**

- To convert a fraction into decimal, divide the numerator by denominator
- To convert a decimal into fraction, write the digits after the decimal point as tenths, or hundredths or thousandths depending on the number of decimal places.

Example 3

Convert the following fractions into decimals

**Solution**

Divide the numerator by denominator