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What is 0.9375 as a fraction?
Fractions and decimals are two ways to represent the same numbers. A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and fractional part is separated by a decimal point. A fraction is represented as a numerical value that is defined as a part of a whole.
Answer: 0.9375 as a fraction is expressed as 15/16
Let us express 0.9375 as a fraction.
To convert a decimal number into a fraction, we 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. Then, this fraction can be simplified.
In this case, 0.9375 has four numbers after the decimal, so, we place 10000 in the denominator and remove the decimal point.
After reducing this fraction we get,
⇒ (9375 ÷ 625) / (10000 ÷ 625) = 15/16
So, 0.9375 as a fraction is expressed as 15/16