What is 0.489 as a Fraction?

0.489 as a Fraction equals 489/1000.

Here are the steps to convert 0.489 into a fraction.
Write 0.489 as  

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

0.489 x 1000/1 x 1000

As a side note the whole number-integral part is: empty
The decimal part is: .489 = 489/1000
Full simple fraction breakdown: 489/1000

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Fraction 0 489/1000 graphically represented in a pie chart

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Level of Precision for 0.489 as a Fraction

The level of precision are the number of digits to round to. Select a lower precision point below to break decimal 0.489 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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= 4890/10000
= 489/1000

Numerator & Denominator for 0.489 as Fraction

0.489 = 0 489/1000
numerator/denominator = 489/1000

Is 489/1000 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 489/1000.

Is 0.489 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: 98.32 = 98 32/100 , 525.19 = 525 19/100 , 3193.5228 = 3193 5228/10000

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

Example: 6428.3333 = 6428 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: 0.667043591 ...

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