# SAT Math : How to find the fractional equivalent of a decimal

## Example Questions

### Example Question #4 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

Write 0.45 as a fraction.

Explanation:

.45 is equivalent to 45 out of 100, or .

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 5 to simplify the fraction:

### Example Question #3 : Decimals

A tub of food contains  pounds of vegetables,  pounds of lard, and  pounds of sausage.  What is its total weight as an improper fraction?

Explanation:

To begin with, it is easiest just to add these decimals together using your calculator:

Now, this is the same thing as:

We can rewrite this:

To find this, you need to give the two numbers a common denominator:

### Example Question #54 : Decimals

What is the fractional equivalent of ?

Explanation:

In decimal form  is said 33 hundredths.

This is equal to

.

This fraction cannot be reduced any further therefore it is in its final answer form.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal

Convert the decimal to fraction form and reduce it to its simplest form.