Definition of

Decimal Fraction

Decimal Fraction
A fraction where the denominator (the bottom number) is a power of ten (such as 10, 100, 1000, etc).

You can write decimal fractions with a decimal point (and no denominator), which make it easier to do calculations like addition and multiplication on fractions.

Examples:

7/10 is a decimal fraction and it can be shown as 0.7
43/100 is a decimal fraction and it can be shown as 0.43
51/1000 is a decimal fraction and it can be shown as 0.051

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