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Common Fractions and Decimal Equivalents

How many times have you tried to prepare a recipe only to realize that it needs to be converted because its in grams, you only know the US system and then some ingredients were listed as a fraction. If you're math-challenged, don't worry, goodcooking.com is here to help with a basic understanding!

Fractions are not used much in cooking but they do appear, more than likely you will often see decimals. To be a good consitant cook measuring is important, even if the measurementd are decimals or fractions.

Fraction =
Decimal
1/16 0.0625
1/8   0.125
1/6   0.1667
3/16   0.1875
1/4   0.25
5/16   0.3125
1/3   0.3333
3/8   0.375
7/16   0.4375
1/2   0.5
9/16   0.5625
5/8   0.625
2/3   0.667
11/16   0.6875
3/4   0.75
13/16   0.8125
5/6   0.833
7/8   0.875
15/16   0.9375
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