MACHINE SHOP CALCULATION - OD1640 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
OF FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS; AND CONVERSION OF
FRACTIONS TO DECIMALS AND DECIMALS TO FRACTIONS
Describe the processes for converting fractions to decimals and
decimals to fractions; and for adding, subtracting, multiplying,
and dividing decimals.
Within a self-study
Within two hours
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
Task 1 served to discuss how to solve fractions in connection with machine
In task 2, the processes for converting fractions to
decimals and decimals to fractions, and the addition, subtraction,
Many tools used in measuring very small dimensions are ruled off in
decimals. In shop work, fractions of 8ths, 16ths, 32nds, and 64ths of an
inch are used in making ordinary measurements. For greater