Converting Between Fractions and Decimals

Directions: Using the digits 0 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes so that the fraction equals the decimal.

Hint

What are easier decimals to find fraction equivalents for?

Answer

There are multiple solutions possible including:

17/68 = 0.25

36/48 = 0.75

17/25 = 0.68

72/16 = 4.50

19/25 = 0.76

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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15 comments

  1. Also 36/48 = 0.75

  2. I think I found another one…72/16 = 4.50

  3. My class found 4 more unless we are making a mistake!!

    18/24= 0.75
    73/50= 1.46
    48/32= 1.50
    80/64= 1.25

  4. Also
    39/26 = 1.50
    72/48 = 1.50

    I really like that this problem has many solutions that can keep kids thinking. Math often has more than one correct answer.

  5. 76/25=3.04

  6. Any statement with using the digit 0 on it?

  7. My students also found:

    78/40=1.95
    74/08=9.25
    78/65=1.20
    86/50=1.72

  8. Students found 37/04 = 9.25

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