0.472 as a Fraction

Decimal to fraction results for: 0.472 in simple form.
Whole number-integral part: empty
Fractional-decimal part: 472

Please scroll down to see a detailed breakdown of decimal 0.472 in fraction form. The page includes a customizable level of precision, and a graphical representation of 0.472 as a fraction.

Numerator & Denominator for 0.472 as a Fraction

0.472 = 0 472/1000
a/b = numerator/denominator = 472/1000

Level of Precision for 0.472

Customize the level of precision to break 0.472 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 0.472 with a precision point of two has the following fractional breakdown:


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= 4720/10000
= 472/1000
= 236/500
= 118/250
= 59/125

Graph Representation of Fraction 472/1000

Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 0.472

Is 472/1000 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 472/1000.

Can all decimals including 0.472 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: 2068.66 = 2068 66/100

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

Example: 1424.3333 = 1424 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: 0.854918180.....

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