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Q:
# What is 16.27 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 16.27 as a fraction is 1627/100
Methods
Converting 16.27 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 16.27 to a fraction is to re-write 16.27 in the form p/q where p and q are both positive integers. To start with, 16.27 can be written as simply 16.27/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 16.27, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 16.27/1 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 16.27/1 each by 100:
16.27
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
1627
100
\frac{16.27 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{1627}{100}
1 Γ 100 16.27 Γ 100 β = 100 1627 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:
1627
100
=
1627
100
\frac{1627}{100} = \frac{1627}{100}
100 1627 β = 100 1627 β
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