Lesson Worksheet: Converting Decimals to Fractions Mathematics • 5th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice converting decimals with up to three decimal places to fractions and mixed numbers in their simplest form.


Convert 381.493 to a mixed number in its simplest form.

  • A493381100
  • B4933811,000
  • C381493100
  • D38149310
  • E3814931,000


Elizabeth has 17 ounces of water. She used 4.2 ounces in one experiment and 4.5 ounces in another. Express the amount of water she has left as a mixed number in the simplest form.

  • A8710 oz
  • B9310 oz
  • C5217 oz
  • D415 oz
  • E8310 oz


The given table shows the quantities of some ingredients used to bake a cake. What is the total weight of the ingredients as a mixed number?

Amount (lb)0.550.450.350.15
  • A23 lb
  • B1720 lb
  • C1920 lb
  • D135 lb
  • E112 lb


It takes approximately 4.65 quarts of milk to make a pound of cheese. Express this amount as a mixed number in its simplest form.

  • A4612 qt
  • B435 qt
  • C4513 qt
  • D41725 qt
  • E41320 qt


The age of Earth is about 4.54 billion years. Write this as a mixed number in its simplest form.

  • A41120 billion years
  • B412 billion years
  • C4525 billion years
  • D42750 billion years
  • E41325 billion years


The closest distance between Earth and Mars is 33.92million miles. Write the decimal as a mixed number in its simplest form.

  • A33915
  • B3345
  • C332325
  • D334750
  • E332425


James rode his bicycle 4.7 miles to school, 6.2 miles to the park, and then 5.9 miles to his friend’s house. Express the total miles James covered as a mixed number in the simplest form.

  • A1645 mi
  • B10910 mi
  • C12110 mi
  • D5910 mi
  • E1745 mi


Convert 8.58 to an improper fraction in its simplest form.

  • A42950
  • B429500
  • C4295
  • D4295,000


If you weigh 215 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 35.48 pounds on the Moon. Express the weight on the Moon as a mixed number in the simplest form.

  • A1791325 lb
  • B35445 lb
  • C351950 lb
  • D3137250 lb
  • E351225 lb


Convert 0.268 to a fraction.

  • A1345
  • B67250
  • C6725
  • D134250
  • E675

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