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Q:
# What is 12.13 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 12.13 as a fraction is 1213/100
Methods
Converting 12.13 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 12.13 to a fraction is to re-write 12.13 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 12.13 can be written as simply 12.13/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 12.13, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 12.13/1 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 12.13/1 each by 100:
12.13
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
1213
100
\frac{12.13 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{1213}{100}
1 Γ 100 12.13 Γ 100 β = 100 1213 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
1213
100
=
1213
100
\frac{1213}{100} = \frac{1213}{100}
100 1213 β = 100 1213 β
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