# Decimal Notation

## Decimal Notation

Representation of a real number with a whole part and a decimal part (also called the fractional part) separated from one another by a decimal point.

### Examples

• The decimal notation of the number 12$$\frac{3}{4}$$ is: 12.75.
The whole part is 12 and the decimal part (also called the fractional part) is 0.75.
• The decimal notation of the number $$\frac{7}{2}$$ is: 3.5.
Its whole part is 3 and its decimal part (also called the fractional part) is 0.5.