## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

To convert a fraction to a decimal, find a number that you an multiply by the denominator to give a multiple of 10. Multiply the numerator and denominator by that number. $\frac{4}{5}\times\frac{2}{2}=\frac{8}{10}$ To write eight tenths as a decimal, place an 8 in the tenths positon.