Write the following decimals as fractions. Reduce the fractions to the lowest form.
(a) 0.6
(b) 2.5
(c) 1.0
(d) 3.8
(e) 13.7
(f) 21.2
(g) 6.4
Solution:
We use the concepts of fractions and decimals to write the given decimals as fractions.
The decimals can be reduced to their lowest form as:
Decimal Number |
Fractions |
Lowest form |
0.6 |
0 + 6/10 = 6/10 |
3/5 |
2.5 |
2 + 0.5 = 2 + 5/10 = 25/10 |
5/2 |
1.0 |
1 + 0/10 = 1 |
1 |
3.8 |
3 + 8/10 = 38/10 |
19/5 |
13.7 |
13 + 7/10 = 137/10 |
137/10 |
21.2 |
21 + 2/10 = 212/10 |
106/5 |
6.4 |
6 + 4/10 = 64/10 |
32/5 |
Class 6 Maths NCERT Solutions Chapter 8 Exercise 8.1 Question 5
Write the following decimals as fractions. Reduce the fractions to lowest form. (a) 0.6 (b) 2.5 (c) 1.0 (d) 3.8 (e) 13.7 (f) 21.2 (g) 6.4
Summary:
The fractions reduced in the lowest form for the given decimals are (a) 3/5 (b) 5/2 (c) 1 (d) 19/5 (e) 137/10 (f) 106/5 (g) 32/5