Decimal 3.97 as a Fraction

Gain an understanding of 3.97 as a fraction with our decimal to fraction converter. The converter includes a 9 point level of precision and pie charts representing 3.97 as a fraction in simple form.


Decimal to Fraction results for: 3.97
>>> Whole number-integral part: 3
>>> Fractional-decimal part: 97


Level of Precision:

The precision of a numeric value describes the number of digits that are used to show that value.


3 97000/100000
= 3 9700/10000
= 3 970/1000
= 3 97/100

a/b = numerator/denominator = 97/100
mixed number = 3 (whole number) 97/100
(proper fraction)
3.97 = 3 97/100

Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 3.97

.97 = 97/100



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Is 3.97 a terminating, recurring or an irrational decimal?

Terminating decimals have a limited number of digits after the decimal point.

>>> Terminating decimal to fraction: 2321.87 = 2321 87/100

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

>>> Recurring decimal to fraction: 6106.3333 = 6106 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.

>>> Irrational decimal: 0.357040056.....

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