Decimal to fraction results for: 0.342 in simple form.
Whole number-integral part: empty
Fractional-decimal part: 342
Please scroll down to see a detailed breakdown of decimal 0.342 in fraction form. The page includes a customizable level of precision, and a graphical representation of 0.342 as a fraction.
0.342 = 0 342/1000
a/b = numerator/denominator = 342/1000
Customize the level of precision to break 0.342 down further into a fraction. Note that the last digit after the precision point is rounded up or down accordingly.
With that in mind decimal 0.342 with a precision point of two has the following fractional breakdown:34/100
Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 0.342
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 342/1000.
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.
5368.41 = 5368 41/100
Recurring decimals have one or more repeating numbers after the decimal point which continue on infinitely.
Example: 7828.3333 = 7828 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.