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Q:
# What is 23.51 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 23.51 as a fraction is 2351/100
Methods
Converting 23.51 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 23.51 to a fraction is to re-write 23.51 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 23.51 can be written as simply 23.51/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 23.51, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 23.51/1 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 23.51/1 each by 100:
23.51
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
2351
100
\frac{23.51 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{2351}{100}
1 Γ 100 23.51 Γ 100 β = 100 2351 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
2351
100
=
2351
100
\frac{2351}{100} = \frac{2351}{100}
100 2351 β = 100 2351 β
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