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Example Question #5 : Decimals
Write 0.45 as a fraction.
.45 is equivalent to 45 out of 100, or .
Divide both the numerator and denominator by 5 to simplify the fraction:
Example Question #1 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal
A tub of food contains pounds of vegetables, pounds of lard, and pounds of sausage. What is its total weight as an improper fraction?
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:
This is your answer.
Example Question #2 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal
What is the fractional equivalent of ?
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 #3 : How To Find The Fractional Equivalent Of A Decimal
Convert the decimal to fraction form and reduce it to its simplest form.
In order to convert to a fraction, you would first begin with , because the decimal literally reads thousandths. You can reduce by a few times or just begin by dividing both numbers by to get .