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Q:
# What is 959.3 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 959.3 as a fraction is 9593/10
Methods
Converting 959.3 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 959.3 to a fraction is to re-write 959.3 in the form p/q where p and q are both positive integers. To start with, 959.3 can be written as simply 959.3/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 959.3, which in this case is 1. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 959.3/1 each by 10 to the power of that many digits. For instance, for 0.45, there are 2 fractional digits so we would multiply by 100; or for 0.324, since there are 3 fractional digits, we would multiply by 1000. So, in this case, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 959.3/1 each by 10:
959.3
Γ
10
1
Γ
10
=
9593
10
\frac{959.3 Γ 10}{1 Γ 10} = \frac{9593}{10}
1 Γ 10 959.3 Γ 10 β = 10 9593 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out, which leads to the following answer:
9593
10
=
9593
10
\frac{9593}{10} = \frac{9593}{10}
10 9593 β = 10 9593 β
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