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Rule 28: Converting Decimals to Fractions

**For this review, we will focus on terminating fractions. Divide the fraction by 1, and then multiply the result by 1 in a form that will remove the decimal.**

**Example:** Convert 2.3 to a fraction.

**Answer.** 2.3 can be written which can be multiplied by 1 and divided by 1 without changing its value. We have

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**Problem 1:** Convert 0.00235 to a simple fraction.

**Answer.**

**Problem 2:** Convert 4.28 to a simple fraction and to a compound number.

**Answer.**

**Problem 3:** Convert 10.0000255 to a simple fraction and to a compound number.
**Answer.**

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