Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Is the answer 3 decimal. Places is 01666.6 am I right?

Offline

**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
- Posts: 559

No that is not right.

It is: 0 . 1 6 7 to 3 decimal places. Since the fourth number is a 6 and this is more (or equal to) 5 it is rounded upwards.

You have also got the decimal place in the wrong place. If we converted the decimal that I have given you into a percentage

what would we have to do? and what do we get ?

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

I am finding this hard to do? Could you send me some to do for tomorrow then?

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Hi mathgogocart mandy here. How do you think I am doing then?

Offline

**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
- Posts: 559

Okay try these:

(1) Convert (3/5) into a decimal and then a percentage ?

(2) Convert (5/6) into a decimal and then a percentage ? (Round your answer to 3 decimal places at the decimal stage.)

(3) Convert (7/8) into a decimal and then a percentage ? (Use full accuracy for this one it should terminate.)

Offline

**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
- Posts: 559

Do have a go at those questions above then and post them here or email them including mentioning anything you are stuck on.

Offline

**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
- Posts: 1,432

1/6=?

Hey.

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Hi mathgogocart mandy here do you have a good way of doing this sum then? If so could you show me how you would do it then?

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Hi anyone out know of a good maths book that could help me out?

Offline

**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
- Posts: 1,432

mandy jane wrote:

Hi mathgogocart mandy here do you have a good way of doing this sum then? If so could you show me how you would do it then?

what sum? mady?

EDIT:maybe a workbook,ore look online

*Last edited by mathgogocart (2013-03-26 04:20:12)*

Hey.

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Hi mathgogocart mandy here the sum is 1 divided 6 convert the fraction 1/6 into a decimal? Send me message back please?

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

hi mandy

Stay online and I'll show you

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Ok bob bundy mandy here i will stay on line and do you know of any good maths book?

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

Bon

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

The answer is 0 am I right?

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

6 am I right?

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Oh left over am I right?

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

I have to go for now will send answer to you tomorrow ok? By. For now

Offline

**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
- Posts: 6,645

Offline

**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
- Posts: 559

Assuming I have done this correctly the images in this post should show (1/6) as a long division and short division.

Offline

**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
- Posts: 1,008

Hi steveb mandy here just wondering if you could help me to sort out a homework timetable for ure maths that we do together and make sure I have the right. Equipment should need as well? Send me a message back please to let me know?

Offline

**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
- Posts: 559

Hi Mandy. A couple of questions: (I have hastily edited that post by the way because I have changed my mind about what I wanted

to write.)

Equipment:

How well are my emails appearing in terms of readability etc. ?

Also: are you able to use the "zoom" function on your browser (internet explorer, chrome, firefox etc??)?

I don't want you to spend any money on anything by the way.

I have received some emails from you that have said they were sent by a BlackBerry and I just wanted to check that you are OK

with how well you can see my posts. I know Bob and some others write in a large font using Latex. I can do that, but the trouble

is that it takes me longer to post things that way and I can get in a muddle with it - difficult if you are online at the same time.

*Last edited by SteveB (2013-03-27 03:07:33)*

Offline