# What is  as a fraction?

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Question: What is  as a fraction?

Solution:

Done:1 To convert a decimal into fraction, following procedure is used.

1. Observe, after how many places from the right a decimal is placed.

2. Divide the number after removing the decimal from it by a number asetc number of zeros after 1 depends upon the place from the right a decimal is placed.

3. Convert the fraction obtained in step 2 in simplest form. If the denominator is greater than the numerator then the fraction is proper and if the numerator is greater than denominator then the fraction is improper.

Step:2 Similarly, to convert a fraction into a decimal, following procedure is used.

1. Observe the denominator of the fraction, if the denominator is a number which can be written in the form , where  are non-negative integers, then the fraction can be converted in a terminating decimal otherwise it is a non-terminating decimal.

2. Divide the numerator by denominator.

3. If the division is non-terminating or the division is too long, then the decimal expansion can be rounded up to 2 to 3 decimal places, which gives the approximate value of fraction.

Conversion of 0.5 as a fraction:

1.In the decimal number 0.5, decimal is placed after one number from the right.

2. Divide the number 5 by 10.

3. Convert  in simplest form.

Answer: 0.5 is  as a fraction.

Similar Problems:

Problem 1: Convert 0.3 as a fraction.

Solution:

Step:1 0.3 has a decimal after one digit from right.

Divide the number removing decimal from it, by 10.

Step:2 Conversion of 0.3 into a fraction is as follows:

Answer: 0.3 is  as a fraction.

Problem 2: Convert 1.8 as a fraction.

Solution:

Step:1 1.8 has a decimal after digit from the right.

Divide the number removing decimal from it, by 10.

Step:2 Conversion of 1.8 into a fraction is as follows:

Answer: 1.8 is  as a fraction.

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