# What is 12.5 as a fraction?

Fractions form an integral part of Mathematics. All the fundamental operations that are performed over integers can be performed over fractions as well.

## Answer: 12.5 as a fraction is written as 25/2

Let's convert 12.5 into a fraction.

**Explanation:**

Use the steps given below to convert a decimal number into a fraction.

Step 1: Write the given number as the numerator and place 1 in the denominator right below the decimal point followed by the number of zeros required accordingly.

In this case, 12.5 has one number after the decimal, so, we place 10 in the denominator and remove the decimal point. This will make it 125/10

Step 2: Then, this fraction can be simplified. 125/10 = (125 ÷ 5)/(10 ÷ 5) = 25/2

### Hence, 12.5 as a fraction is written as 25/2

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