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## Can You Match the Fraction to the Decimal Amount?

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**By: Ian Fortey**

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Image: iMrSquid## About This Quiz

Here's a weird question — do math and numbers exist apart from humans or because of humans? Did 2 plus 2 equal 4 before anyone existed who knew how to count to either 2 or 4? Some people would answer no to that question while others would say, of course, math has to exist independent of mankind. Two oranges on a tree will always be two oranges on a tree even if no one is ever around to see them.

The more you get into numbers the more clear it becomes that the math of the universe is something you can discover as sure as people discovered new lands when they went exploring back in the day. From the basics of simple counting to Pythagoras discovering his famous theorem in geometry to the complex arithmetic involved in calculus and quantum mechanics, there are far more numbers than your simple 1 to 10 counting. We went from straight numbering systems to understanding a difference between positives and negatives, rational and irrational, complex and hypercomplex and beyond. You can start to lose count of the kinds of numbers there are eventually. So before you lose track of where we are, why not take this quiz and see if these are numbers you can identify!

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