### 7.42 as a Fraction

Decimal to fraction results for: 7.42 in simple form.
Whole number-integral part: 7
Fractional-decimal part: 42

7.42 = 7 42/100
a/b = numerator/denominator = 42/100

Pie chart representation of the fractional part of decimal 7.42

.42 = 42/100 Level of Precision:
Use the level of precision to break 7.42 down further as a fraction.
For example:
0.68 with a precision point of 2: 68/100 = 34/50 = 17/25
0.899 with a precision point of 3: 899/1000
0.899 with a precision point of 2: 90/100 = 9/10
select a precision:

7 42000/100000
= 7 4200/10000
= 7 420/1000
= 7 42/100
= 7 21/50

To clarify 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 7 and the proper fraction value is 42/100.

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##### Is 7.42 a terminating, recurring or an irrational decimal?

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

Example: 1163.49 = 1163 49/100

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

Example: 7049.3333 = 7049 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: 0.998731827.....

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