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There is a trick to doing this.

Let's take an easy example first and work though it. Then a slightly harder one. It is easier to show how it is done that to explain how to do it.

So look at .1 repeating.

let x=.1 repeating, I will write .111...since answers.com does not have a way to place the bar over the 1.

The ... means it goes on forever.

now 10x=1.111...

If I subtract x I can get rid of the .111... part and be left with just 1

so 9x=1 and

x=1/9

We can use the same technique with something like .75.75...

Let x=.7575757575...

Now if we multiply by 100 this time instead of 10 we take care of the two numbers that repeat.

So 100x=75.75757575...

99x=75

and x=75/99

This idea can be extended to any other recurring decimal.

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To find the fractional equivalent of a given decimal, express the digits over one over the unit value of the smallest digit and then reduce to lowest form. 0.125 is 125/1000 or 1/8 0.1564 is 1564/10000 or 391/2500

05302 = 5302 is an integer, not a fraction. However, if you must express it in fractional form, one option is 5302/1.

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0.0475 in fractional form = 19/400

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To find the fractional equivalent of a given decimal, express the digits over one over the unit value of the smallest digit and then reduce to lowest form. 0.125 is 125/1000 or 1/8 0.1564 is 1564/10000 or 391/2500

05302 = 5302 is an integer, not a fraction. However, if you must express it in fractional form, one option is 5302/1.

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I suppose, in a technical sense. "Decimal form" is said by teachers and textbooks when speaking in contrast to "fractional form". 4500 is in either both forms or neither forms, but 'decimal form' isn't a real mathematical 'form' but a choice of expression. 4500.0 is decimal form. 4500/1 is fractional form. Decimals make percentages easier. Fractions make dividing easier.

Fractional form of 0.0625 is 1/16

0.0475 in fractional form = 19/400

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0.03 percent = 0.00030.0003 in fractional form is: 3/10000

1.0 is actually equivalent to the integer, 1 but if you do want it in fractional form you could express it as a decimal - exactly as in the question.

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