Decimal to fraction results for: 3.5 in simple form.
Whole number-integral part: 3
Fractional-decimal part: 5
Please scroll down to see a detailed breakdown of 3.5 in fraction form. The page includes a customizable level of precision, and a graphical representation of 3.5 as a fraction.
3.5 = 3 5/10
a/b = numerator/denominator = 5/10
Customize the level of precision to break 3.5 down further. Note that the last digit after the precision point is rounded up or down accordingly.
So with 3.5 a precision point of 2 equals:3 50/100
Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 3.5
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 3 and the proper fraction value is 5/10.
Terminating decimals have a limited number of digits after the decimal point.
2535.84 = 2535 84/100
Recurring decimals have one or more repeating numbers after the decimal point which continue on infinitely.
Example: 8906.3333 = 8906 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.