What is 0.8572 as a fraction?

0.8572 as a fraction in simplest form is written as 2143/2500

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Calculate 0.8572 as a fraction

To convert 0.8572 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.

0.8572 =
0.8572/1

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.

0.8572 × 10000/1 × 10000
=
8572/10000

The next step is to make this fraction simpler because the biggest common factor (BCF) of 8572 and 10000 is 4. So, to simplify the fraction, we have to divide both the top and bottom numbers by 4.

8572 ÷ 4/10000 ÷ 4
=
2143/2500

That's it! The simplest form of 0.8572 as a fraction is 2143/2500.

See Also: 2143/2500 as a decimal

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