DECIMALSReview of Introductory MathematicsDECIMALSThis chapter covers the processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication, anddivision of numbers in decimal form.EO 1.5 APPLY one of the arithmetic operations of addition,subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions byconversion to decimal form using a calculator.EO 1.6 APPLY one of the arithmetic operations of addition,subtraction, multiplication, and division using decimals.When using numbers, the operator will use whole numbers at times and decimal numbers at othertimes. A decimal number is a number that is given in decimal form, such as 15.25. The decimalportion is equivalent to a certain "fraction-of-one," thus allowing values between integer numbersto be expressed.A decimal is a linear array of integers that represents a fraction. Every decimal place indicatesa multiple of a power of 10.Example:FractiontoDecimalConversionIn the process of converting a fraction to a decimal, we must perform the operation of divisionthat the fraction represents.MA-01 Page 38 Rev. 0

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