How to Convert Decimal as a Fraction?


Question: How to convert decimal as a fraction?

The fractions are represented as a numerical value, can be defined as the parts of a whole.

Answer: The process to convert decimal as a fraction is given below.

The conversion of decimal to a fraction is a 3-step process.

Explanation:

To convert any decimal into a fraction, we follow four basic steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1- Identify the place value of the digits after decimal, in the number.
  • Step 2- Use that to determine what the denominator of the fraction would be.
  • Step 3- Remove the decimal point. Re-write in the fraction form and simplify it.
  • Step 4- Express in terms of the lowest Equivalent fraction.

Let's see how to convert 0.25 into fraction step-wise:

  • Step 1: Count the numbers after the decimal point.
  • Step 2: There are two digits after the decimal point. Hence, multiply and divide 0.25 by 100.
  • Step 3: The decimal point is removed and expressed in terms of 25/100
  • Step 4: 25/100 in it's lowest form is 1/4

Therefore, 1/4 is the fraction form of 0.25.