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Q:
# What is 48.27 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 48.27 as a fraction is 4827/100
Methods
Converting 48.27 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 48.27 to a fraction is to re-write 48.27 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 48.27 can be written as simply 48.27/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 48.27, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 48.27/1 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 48.27/1 each by 100:
48.27
×
100
1
×
100
=
4827
100
\frac{48.27 × 100}{1 × 100} = \frac{4827}{100}
1 × 100 48.27 × 100 = 100 4827
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
4827
100
=
4827
100
\frac{4827}{100} = \frac{4827}{100}
100 4827 = 100 4827
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