Decimal to fraction results for: 0.591 in simple form.
Whole number-integral part: empty
Fractional-decimal part: 591
Please scroll down to see a detailed breakdown of decimal 0.591 in fraction form. The page includes a customizable level of precision, and a graphical representation of 0.591 as a fraction.
0.591 = 0 591/1000
a/b = numerator/denominator = 591/1000
Customize the level of precision to break 0.591 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 0.591 with a precision point of two has the following fractional breakdown:59/100
Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 0.591
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 591/1000.
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.
3889.50 = 3889 50/100
Recurring decimals have one or more repeating numbers after the decimal point which continue on infinitely.
Example: 7645.3333 = 7645 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.