## 0.47 as a Fraction

#### 0.47 as a fraction equals 47/100

Scroll down for detailed steps on how to convert 0.47 into a fraction.
Fraction 0 47/100 graphically represented in pie chart form: ##### Steps to convert 0.47 into a fraction
Write 0.47 as
0.47/1

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

0.47/1
=
0.47 x 100/1 x 100
=
47/100

As a side note the whole number-integral part is: empty
The decimal part is: .47 = 47/100
Full simple fraction breakdown: 47/100

Scroll down to customize the precision point enabling 0.47 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 0.47 is when converted.

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##### Level of precision for 0.47 as a fraction

The level of precision are the number of digits to round to. Select a lower precision point below to break decimal 0.47 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.

select a precision point:

47000/100000
= 4700/10000
= 470/1000
= 47/100

##### Numerator & Denominator for 0.47 as a fraction

0.47 = 0 47/100
numerator/denominator = 47/100

##### Is 47/100 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 47/100.

##### 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: 4493.4081 = 4493 4081/10000

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

Example: 1811.3333 = 1811 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: 0.856538810.....

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