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Q:
# What is 91.62 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 91.62 as a fraction is 4581/50
Methods
Converting 91.62 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 91.62 to a fraction is to re-write 91.62 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 91.62 can be written as simply 91.62/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 91.62, which in this case is 2. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 91.62/1 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 91.62/1 each by 100:
91.62
×
100
1
×
100
=
9162
100
\frac{91.62 × 100}{1 × 100} = \frac{9162}{100}
1 × 100 91.62 × 100 = 100 9162
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
9162
100
=
4581
50
\frac{9162}{100} = \frac{4581}{50}
100 9162 = 50 4581
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