0.551 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 551/1000

To convert 0.551 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.

0.551 =^{0.551}~~/~~_{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.

We can tell that 551/1000 is already a simplified fraction, so we don't need to simplify it further.

Therefore, 0.551 as a fraction in simplest form can be expressed as 551/1000.