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Decimal to Fraction Calculator

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Decimal to Fraction Calculator

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Decimal to Fraction Calculator

Step 1. Identify the whole part and the decimal part of the number.

For now, we'll keep the negative sign on the outside and ignore it.

Step 2. Convert the decimal part to a fraction.

The numerator is the decimal part. The denominator is followed by ’s, where the number of 's is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.
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INTRO
Decimals are just another way of writing fractions. To convert any decimal to a fraction, we put the decimal part over a power of , where the number of 's is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.
For example, is like saying we have out of :
The more digits our decimal has, the more 0's our denominator has. So, is like saying we have out of :
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KEY STEPS

How to Convert Decimals to Fractions

Step 1. Identify the whole part and the decimal part of the number.

If there's a negative sign, ignore it for now.

Step 2. Convert the decimal part to a fraction.

The numerator is the decimal part. The denominator is followed by ’s, where the number of 's is equal to the number of digits after the decimal point.

Step 3. Simplify the fraction

Step 4. Add the whole number to the simplified fraction.

We can write this fraction as either a mixed number or as an improper fraction.

Mixed Number

Improper Fraction

So our answer is
LESSON
Converting Decimals to Fractions
PRACTICE
Converting Decimals to Fractions
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