# Express 0.4375 as a fraction in the simplest form.

Fractions are the numbers that are in the form of p/q where p and q are integers.

## Answer: 0.4375 as a fraction is 7 / 16.

We will express 0.4375 as a fraction.

**Explanation:**

Fractions are parts of a whole, where the numerator represents the equal part and the denominator represents the whole thing.

To convert a number into a fraction, we remove the decimal by dividing the number by 10 for every number after the decimal.

It has four numbers after the decimal so, we will divide it by 10000.

⇒ 4375 / 10000

By simplifying fraction, we get

⇒ 4375 ÷ 5 / 10000 ÷ 5 = 875 ÷ 5 / 2000 ÷ 5

= 175 ÷ 5 / 400 ÷ 5 = 35 ÷ 5 / 80 ÷ 5 = 7 / 16

They are also equivalent fractions.

The value of 0.4375 as a fraction is 7 /16.

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