With this online calculator you can take a fraction and convert it to decimal form.

How to use the fraction to decimal calculator?

To use the calculator, you simply insert the appropriate fraction that you want to convert to a decimal into the appropriate box fields. The calculator will
give you an answer and if it's rounded to a certain degree.

Random Fraction Facts

The term "Fraction" is derived from the Latin word, "Fractus", which means broken.

Simple Fractions can also be referred to as "vulgar", or "common" fractions.

The division sign, also sometimes referred to as an "Obelus" is a line with a dot above, and a dot below. If you were to put numbers in the place
of the dots, it would look like a fraction. Which, should make sense.

Historical evidence suggests that Egyptians started using fractions about 4,000 years ago.

There is a legend that one of Pythagoras' realized that the square root of 2 can't be expressed as a fraction. The other followers were outraged by the truth, and drowned him.

The Vinculum is the line that separates the numerator and the denominator. In medical terms, the vinculum is the band of tissue that connects the flexor tendon to the bone of a finger
or toe.

Some of the first uses for fractions, or how they may have originally been conceived, was through taxation. Dividing up lands and taxing the different sections differently. Ugh, taxes.

A proper fraction has a numerator that is less than the denominator. An improper fraction has a numerator that is greater than the denominator.