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Q:
# What is 327.4 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 327.4 as a fraction is 1637/5
Methods
Converting 327.4 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 327.4 to a fraction is to re-write 327.4 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 327.4 can be written as simply 327.4/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 327.4, which in this case is 1. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 327.4/1 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 327.4/1 each by 10:
327.4
Γ
10
1
Γ
10
=
3274
10
\frac{327.4 Γ 10}{1 Γ 10} = \frac{3274}{10}
1 Γ 10 327.4 Γ 10 β = 10 3274 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
3274
10
=
1637
5
\frac{3274}{10} = \frac{1637}{5}
10 3274 β = 5 1637 β
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