Decimal to fraction Formula

Decimal to fraction Formula

Decimal Number = 0.03 , 2.87 , 15.625

Fraction = 

\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{2}{3}\end{array} \)
\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{4}{7}\end{array} \)
\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{12}{5}\end{array} \)

Decimal to Fraction conversion formula helps to convert a decimal number into a fraction form.

We will learn how to convert a decimal into a fraction by the following examples –

Example 1: Convert 0.03 into a fraction.

Count the number of digits after the decimal. In this case, there are two digits after the decimal. Hence, we need to put 2 zeros in the denominator to make it a fraction

Therefore 0.03 = 

\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{3}{100}\end{array} \)

Example 2: Convert 0.5 into a fraction.

Decimal 0.5

\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{5}{10}\end{array} \)

By simplifying further, we get.

\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{1}{2}\end{array} \)

Therefore  0.5 = 

\(\begin{array}{l}\frac{1}{2}\end{array} \)


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