0.102 as a Fraction

0.102 as a fraction = 102/1000 or 51/500

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Fraction 0 102/1000 graphically represented in pie chart form:

Steps to convert 0.102 into a fraction
Write 0.102 as  

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

0.102 x 1000/1 x 1000

In order to reduce the fraction find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for 102 and 1000. Keep in mind a factor is just a number that divides into another number without any remainder.

The factors of 102 are: 1  2  3  6  17  34  51  102 
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 102 and 1000 is: 2

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

102 ÷ 2/1000 ÷ 2

As a side note the whole number-integral part is: empty
The decimal part is: .102 = 102/1000
Full simple fraction breakdown: 102/1000
= 51/500

Scroll down to customize the precision point enabling 0.102 to be broken down to a specific number of digits.

The page also includes information about the different type of fractions and what type of fraction 0.102 is when converted.

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Level of precision for 0.102 as a fraction

The level of precision are the number of digits to round to. Select a lower precision point below to break decimal 0.102 down further in fraction form. The default precision point is 5. If the last trailing digit is "5" you can 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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= 1020/10000
= 102/1000
= 51/500

Numerator & Denominator for 0.102 as a fraction

0.102 = 0 102/1000
numerator/denominator = 102/1000

Is 102/1000 a mixed, whole number or proper fraction?

A mixed number is made up of a whole number (whole numbers have no fractional or decimal part) and a proper fraction part (a fraction where 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 102/1000.

Can all decimals be converted into a fraction?

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.

Example: 1821.3825 = 1821 3825/10000

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

Example: 7226.3333 = 7226 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 in fraction form.

Example: 0.486880046.....

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