Numeracy Basics  Decimal Numbers
Activity Three
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Convert the following decimal values as specified:
a. 
4.75 years into year and months 

0.75 x 12 = 9, so solution is 4 years and 9 months 
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b. 
10.17 year into years and months (rounded to nearest whole number of months) 

0.17 x 12 = 2.04, rounded to the nearest whole number gives 2, so solution is 10 years and 2 months 
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c. 
5.25 days into days and hours 

0.25 x 24 = 6, so solution is 5 days and 6 hours 
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