What is 0.255 as a fraction?

0.255 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 51/200

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Calculate 0.255 as a fraction

To convert 0.255 into a fraction, here are the steps.

Any number can be written as a fraction by using 1 as the denominator. So, we converted 0.375 into a fraction with a denominator of 1.

0.255 =
0.255/1

Then, we removed the decimal part from the numerator to make it a whole number. Since 0.375 has 3 digits after the decimal point, we need to multiply both the numerator and the denominator by 1000.

0.255 × 1000/1 × 1000
=
255/1000

The next step is to make this fraction simpler because the biggest common factor (BCF) of 255 and 1000 is 5. So, to simplify the fraction, we have to divide both the top and bottom numbers by 5.

255 ÷ 5/1000 ÷ 5
=
51/200

That's it! The simplest form of 0.255 as a fraction is 51/200.

See Also: 51/200 as a decimal

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