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Q:
# What is 67.79 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 67.79 as a fraction is 6779/100
Methods
Converting 67.79 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 67.79 to a fraction is to re-write 67.79 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 67.79 can be written as simply 67.79/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 67.79, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 67.79/1 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 67.79/1 each by 100:
67.79
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
6779
100
\frac{67.79 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{6779}{100}
1 Γ 100 67.79 Γ 100 β = 100 6779 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
6779
100
=
6779
100
\frac{6779}{100} = \frac{6779}{100}
100 6779 β = 100 6779 β
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