Lesson 2 – Fractions and decimals
Here is another explanation to help you understand.
1.5/100 is a fraction. We can divide the 1.5 by 100 because the 100 is under the 1.5.
In a fraction, the figure on the bottom is the denominator and divides the top number. The top number is the numerator.
So in our example of 1.5/100, the 100 is the denominator and divides the numerator, 1.5.
Doing the math on a calculator, you enter
1.5 ÷ 100 =
The answer in decimals is 0.015.