What is 0.5438 as a fraction?

0.5438 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 2719/5000

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Calculate 0.5438 as a fraction

To convert 0.5438 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.

0.5438 =
0.5438/1

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.

0.5438 × 10000/1 × 10000
=
5438/10000

The next step is to make this fraction simpler because the biggest common factor (BCF) of 5438 and 10000 is 2. So, to simplify the fraction, we have to divide both the top and bottom numbers by 2.

5438 ÷ 2/10000 ÷ 2
=
2719/5000

That's it! The simplest form of 0.5438 as a fraction is 2719/5000.

See Also: 2719/5000 as a decimal

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