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Q:
# What is 59.63 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 59.63 as a fraction is 5963/100
Methods
Converting 59.63 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 59.63 to a fraction is to re-write 59.63 in the form p/q where p and q are both positive integers. To start with, 59.63 can be written as simply 59.63/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 59.63, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 59.63/1 each by 10 to the power of that many digits. For instance, for 0.45, there are 2 fractional digits so we would multiply by 100; or for 0.324, since there are 3 fractional digits, we would multiply by 1000. So, in this case, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 59.63/1 each by 100:
59.63
Γ
100
1
Γ
100
=
5963
100
\frac{59.63 Γ 100}{1 Γ 100} = \frac{5963}{100}
1 Γ 100 59.63 Γ 100 β = 100 5963 β
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out, which leads to the following answer:
5963
100
=
5963
100
\frac{5963}{100} = \frac{5963}{100}
100 5963 β = 100 5963 β
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