A fraction represents an equation:

3/4 means: 3 divided by 4, for example.

So, to get a decimal equivalent, simply divide the first number by the second. In this example, we divide 3.0 by 4.0 and arrive at the answer, the fraction 0.75.

3/4 means: 3 divided by 4, for example.

So, to get a decimal equivalent, simply divide the first number by the second. In this example, we divide 3.0 by 4.0 and arrive at the answer, the fraction 0.75.