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Q:
# What is 54.94 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 54.94 as a fraction is 2747/50
Methods
Converting 54.94 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 54.94 to a fraction is to re-write 54.94 in the form p/q where p and q are both positive integers. To start with, 54.94 can be written as simply 54.94/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 54.94, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 54.94/1 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 54.94/1 each by 100:
54.94
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
5494
100
\frac{54.94 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{5494}{100}
1 Γ 100 54.94 Γ 100 β = 100 5494 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out, which leads to the following answer:
5494
100
=
2747
50
\frac{5494}{100} = \frac{2747}{50}
100 5494 β = 50 2747 β
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