# Convert Decimal to Fraction

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How to Convert a Decimal into a Fraction

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Converting Decimals to Fractions

To convert a decimal to a fraction, you need to follow the 3 or 4 steps below:
• Step 1) Count the number of decimal places the decimal has.
• Step 2) Put a 1 and the number of zeros that there are decimal places for the denominator of the fraction. If you have 2 decimal places, the denominator would be 100. If you have 4 decimal places, the denominator would be 10000.
• Step 3) The decimal digits now become the numerator.
• Step 4) Optional - you can reduce this fraction to its simplest form.

Converting Decimals to Fractions Video

Examples

Example 1) 0.815

The number of decimal places is 3. The denominator will be 1000. The numerator will be 815.

The fraction will be    815  1000

To find the simplest form divide the numerator and denominator by 5.

815 ÷ 5 1000 ÷ 5 =   163 200

Example 2) 2.36

The number of decimal places is 2. The denominator will be 100. The numerator will be 36.

The fraction will be   2   36  100   or   236 100

To find the simplest form, divide the numerator and denominator by 4

2  36 ÷ 4 100 ÷ 4 =   2  25 or    236 ÷ 4 100 ÷ 4=   59 25

Convert Decimal to Fraction printable sheet

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Changing Decimal to Fraction Practice

Here you will find two printable sheets where you can practice your math skills at converting decimals to fractions.

Converting Fractions to Decimals

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