What is 0.53 as a fraction?

Numbers can be represented in a variety of ways including percentages, decimals, and fractions. The ability to convert any number from one format to another is an important math skill to have. These skills are typically thought in fifth grade math and require an understanding of place values and Greatest Common Factor (GCF).

In this article, we teach those skills step by step while demonstrating how to convert decimal 0.53 into a fraction.

Answer: 0.53 as a Fraction equals 53/100

Here is the solution for converting 0.53 to a fraction:

Step 1:

First, we write 0.53 as  
0.53/1

Step 2:

Next, we multiply both the numerator and denominator by 10 for each digit after the decimal point. Remember the numerator is the top part of the fraction and the denominator is the bottom part!
0.53/1
  =  
0.53 x 100/1 x 100
  =  
53/100


Good work! We have just walked through the steps on how to represent 0.53 as a fraction.

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