What is 0.525 as a fraction?

0.525 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 21/40

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Calculate 0.525 as a fraction

To convert 0.525 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.

0.525 =
0.525/1

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.

0.525 × 1000/1 × 1000
=
525/1000

The next step is to make this fraction simpler because the biggest common factor (BCF) of 525 and 1000 is 25. So, to simplify the fraction, we have to divide both the top and bottom numbers by 25.

525 ÷ 25/1000 ÷ 25
=
21/40

That's it! The simplest form of 0.525 as a fraction is 21/40.

See Also: 21/40 as a decimal

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