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# What does a decimal fraction mean?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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a decimal fraction means a fraction that changes into a decimal or a decimal that changes into a farction Wiki User

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### What does it mean if a decimal repeats?

It means that it is a decimal representation of a rational fraction.

### What is 3 and 78 as a decimal and a fraction?

If you mean 3 and 7/8 then as a decimal it is 3.875 and as a fraction it is 31/8

### What does decimal fraction mean?

A decimal number is one in which the place value of each digit is ten times the place value of the digit to its right. (... , thousands, hundreds, tens, units, tenths, hundredths, ... ) A decimal point is used to separate the units from the tenths. If a number in decimal form has non-zero digits after the decimal point then it is a decimal fraction. [There is one esoteric exception: if the decimal point is followed by an infinite string of 9s, then it is not a decimal fraction.] Thus 37.6 is a decimal fraction 0.6 is a decimal fraction 0.00000063 is a decimal fraction 37 is not a decimal fraction. 37.0 is not a decimal fraction. 37.999... recurring is no a decimal fraction [it is in fact = 38].

### Who was Decebal?

Do you mean Decimal? Decimal is the dot that splits a whole number from a fraction.

### How do you write 1910 fraction as a decimal?

If you mean: 19/10 then it is 1.9 as a decimal

### What is 27.3 percent as a fraction what does it mean?

It is: 27.3% = 0.273 as a decimal and 273/1000 as a fraction

### What is 5.133333333 in fraction?

If you mean recurring decimal 3 then it is 77/15 as an improper fraction

### What decimal is equal to 47.1?

This is already a decimal. Do you mean what fraction? 47 1/10 as a mixed number or 471/10 as an improper fraction.

### 17 in decimal?

17 is already in decimal. If you mean 1/7 (the fraction) then it's 0.142857, and the 142857 in the fraction part repeats forever.

### What is 0.01 as a decimal?

.01 is a decimal, so I am guessing you mean as a fraction. .01 is 1/100It is already expressed as a decimal in the form of 0.01 which is 1/100 as a fraction.

### What is decimal 3 as a fraction?

If you mean: 0.3 then it is 3/10

### What is 0.25 into a decimal?

It already is. 0.25 is 0.25 as a decimal! If you mean 'what is 0.25 as a fraction' it is 1/4