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Q:
# What is 63.44 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 63.44 as a fraction is 1586/25
Methods
Converting 63.44 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 63.44 to a fraction is to re-write 63.44 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 63.44 can be written as simply 63.44/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 63.44, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 63.44/1 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 63.44/1 each by 100:
63.44
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
6344
100
\frac{63.44 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{6344}{100}
1 Γ 100 63.44 Γ 100 β = 100 6344 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
6344
100
=
1586
25
\frac{6344}{100} = \frac{1586}{25}
100 6344 β = 25 1586 β
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