What is 1.1428 as a fraction?

What is 1.1428 as a fraction?

1.1428 is / as a fraction

How to convert decimals as fractions

What are fraction ?

Word “fraction” is derived from the Latin word fractus. It simply means how many parts of a whole we have. A fraction consists of a numerator, a slash and denominator. For example in the fraction 3/4, 3 is the numerator and 4 is the denominator.

Steps to convert 1.1428 to fraction ?

  • Step 1: Write down the decimal divided by 1, like this: decimal 1
  • Step 2: Multiply both top and bottom by 10 for every number after the decimal point. (For example, if there are two numbers after the decimal point, then use 100, if there are three then use 1000, etc.)
  • Step 3: Simplify (or reduce) the fraction
  • Example: Convert 1.1428 to a fraction

    Step 1: Write down 1.1428 divided by 1:

    1.1428 1

    Step 2: Multiply both top and bottom by 10000 (because there are 4 digits after the decimal point so that is 10000:
    × 10000
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    1.1428 1 = 10000
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    × 10000

    (Do you see how it turns the top number into a whole number?)

    Step 3: Simplify the Fraction:
    × 10000
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    10000 =
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    Answer =

    Note: /10000 is called a decimal fraction and / is called a common fraction !

    How to read a fraction?

    The simplest way to read fractions is to simply read them as numerator over denominator. Example, fraction 5/8 can be read as five over eight.

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