Fractions and decimals represent a numerical quantity
- Regular fractions
a cardinal number + an ordinal number in the plural (except for the number 1)
- Irregular fractions
- Writing fractions
Fractions may be written in two ways:
|0.5||point five/ nought point five/ zero point five|
|0.25||point two five/ nought point two five/zero point two five|
|0.333||point three three three/ nought point three three three/ zero point three three three|
- The fat content of this product is two thirds.
- They held the post for two and a half years.
- We’re only talking a quarter million.
We use fractions and decimals in science and everyday life.