Is 3 a Decimal Fraction ???

i think yes bcoz 3=3,000

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- Sep 5th 2012, 08:26 AMrose1988Decimal Fraction
Is 3 a Decimal Fraction ???

i think yes bcoz 3=3,000 - Oct 2nd 2012, 01:04 PMMaths247Re: Decimal Fraction
1/3 0.333333333333. 2/3 0.6666666666666666 unless i've got your question wrong. haha

- Oct 9th 2012, 09:44 AMHallsofIvyRe: Decimal Fraction
What

**definition**of "decimal fraction" are you using? In mathematics the precise words of definitions are crucial- and sometimes different people or different books use slightly different definitions. For example, Wikipedia says "A decimal fraction is a fraction whose denominator is a power of ten" so that "1/2" would NOT be a "decimal fraction" but "5/10" would be. That is, a "decimal fraction", by that definition, is a property of the particular**way**a number is written, not the number itself. "3" is not a "decimal fraction" because it is not a fraction. But "3/1" or "30/10", both of which are equal to 3, are "decimal fractions".