HOW TO CONVERT DECIMAL INTO FRACTION

About "How to convert decimal into fraction"

"How to convert decimal into fraction? "  is the question having had by almost all the children who study math in school level.

In the process of converting decimal numbers in to fractions, we may have the following situations.

Important Note :

We will have the first and second situations, if the value of the decimal number is greater than 1.

We will have the third situation, if the value of the decimal number is less than 1.

Decimal ---> Improper fraction

We can convert a decimal number in to an improper fraction, if the value of the decimal number is greater than 1.

Examples :

1.23,          78.34,          891.565,           125.63

All the above decimal numbers are greater than 1. So we can convert them in to improper fractions.

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Decimal ---> Mixed number

We can convert a decimal number in to a mixed number or mixed fraction, if the value of the decimal number is greater than 1.

Examples :

123.23,          8.34,          81.65,           25.63

All the above decimal numbers are greater than 1. So we can convert them in to mixed numbers.

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Decimal ---> Proper fraction

We can convert a decimal number in to a proper fraction, if the value of the decimal number is less than 1.

Examples :

0.23,          0.0234,          0.65,           0.1

All the above decimal numbers are less than 1. So we can convert them in to proper fractions.

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Some more examples

Let us look at some more examples on the stuff "How to convert decimal into fraction"

Example 1

Convert the given decimal number in to an improper fraction.

1.25

Solution :

1.25 = 125/100 = 5/4

Example 2

Convert the given decimal number in to an improper fraction.

3.025

Solution :

3.025 = 3025/1000 = 121/40


Example 3

Convert the given decimal number in to an mixed fraction.

3.055

Solution :

3.055 = 3  55/1000 = 3  11/200


Example 4

Convert the given decimal number in to an mixed fraction.

3.55

Solution :

3.55 = 3 55/100 = 3 11/20


Example 5

Convert the given decimal number in to an proper fraction.

0.025

Solution :

0.025 =  25/1000 = 1/40

Example 6

Convert the given decimal number in to a proper fraction.

0.235

Solution :

0.235 = 235/1000 = 47/200

After having gone through the stuff and examples,  we hope that the students would have understood "How to convert decimal into fraction".

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