This decimal to fraction calculator can help you transform any given decimal number to a fraction whenever needed to solve a math exercise that requires such conversion.
How to convert a decimal into a fraction ...
The most simple and facile way to convert a decimal to a fraction is by considering that the denominator will be 10, or 100, or 1000 or… (depending on the number of decimal places in the value you transform).
0.4 represents 'four tenths', and so 0.4 = 4/10 = 2/5
0.35 is '35 hundredths', and so 0.35 = 35/100 = 7/20
0.550 means '550 thousandths', and so 0.550 = 550/1000 = 11/20
Please note that a decimal that cannot be written as a fraction is called in mathematics an irrational number.
Most common example for irrational number is π 3.14……10 Apr, 2015