What is 0.012 as a Fraction?

0.012 as a fraction equals 12/1000 or 3/250.

To convert 0.012 into a fraction, here are the steps.
Write 0.012 as  

Multiply both the numerator and denominator by 10 for each digit after the decimal point.

0.012 x 1000/1 x 1000

In order to reduce the fraction find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for 12 and 1000. Keep in mind a factor is just a number that divides into another number without any remainder.

The factors of 12 are: 1  2  3  4  6  12 
The factors of 1000 are: 1  2  4  5  8  10  20  25  40  50  100  125  200  250  500  1000 
The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for both 12 and 1000 is: 4

Now to reduce the fraction we divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCF value.

12 ÷ 4/1000 ÷ 4

As a side note the whole number-integral part is: empty
The decimal part is: .012 = 012/1000
Full simple fraction breakdown: 12/1000
= 6/500
= 3/250

Scroll down to customize the precision point enabling 0.012 to be broken down to a specific number of digits.

The page also includes a pie chart representation of 0.012 in fraction form. The different types of fractions, and what type of fraction 0.012 is when converted.

Fraction 0 012/1000 graphically represented in a pie chart

Numerator and denominator part of fraction represented in graph form.

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Level of Precision for 0.012 as a Fraction

The level of precision are the number of digits to round to. Select a lower precision point below to break decimal 0.012 down further in fraction form. The default precision point is 5. If the last trailing digit is "5", use the "round half up" and "round half down" options to round that digit up or down, when you change the precision point.

For example 0.875 with a precision point of 2 rounded half up = 88/100, rounded half down = 87/100.

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= 120/10000
= 12/1000
= 6/500
= 3/250

Numerator & Denominator for 0.012 as Fraction

0.012 = 0 012/1000
numerator/denominator = 012/1000

Is 012/1000 a Mixed, Whole Number or Proper Fraction?

A mixed number is made up of a whole number and a proper fraction part. Whole numbers have no fractional or decimal part. For proper fractions the numerator (the top number) is less than the denominator (the bottom number). In this case the whole number value is empty and the proper fraction value is 012/1000.

Is 0.012 a terminating, recurring or an irrational decimal?

Not all decimals can be converted into a fraction. There are 3 basic types which include:

Terminating decimals have a limited number of digits after the decimal point.

Examples: 13.48 = 13 48/100 , 873.984 = 873 984/1000 , 2607.5150 = 2607 5150/10000

Recurring decimals have one or more repeating numbers after the decimal point which continue on infinitely.

Example: 1454.3333 = 1454 3333/10000 = 333/1000 = 33/100 = 1/3 (rounded)

Irrational decimals go on forever and never form a repeating pattern. This type of decimal cannot be expressed as a fraction.

Example: 0.701868840 ...

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