0.2875 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 23/80

To convert 0.2875 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.

0.2875 =^{0.2875}~~/~~_{1}

Then, we removed the decimal part from the numerator to make it a whole number. Since 0.375 has 4 digits after the decimal point, we need to multiply both the numerator and the denominator by 10000.

The next step is to make this fraction simpler because the biggest common factor (BCF) of 2875 and 10000 is 125. So, to simplify the fraction, we have to divide both the top and bottom numbers by 125.

That's it! The simplest form of 0.2875 as a fraction is 23/80.

See Also: 23/80 as a decimal