What is the equivalent of 1.6875 as a fraction?

The decimal value 1.6875 as a fraction is equal to 27/16.

1.6875 as a fraction is equal to 27/16

Steps for dividing numbers:

  • Converting 1.6875 into a fraction involves several steps. Firstly, we can express 1.6875 in fractional form 1.6875/1.
  • In the next step, we determine the number of decimal places in 1.6875, which is 2.

    To convert the decimal into a fraction, we multiply the numerator and denominator of 1.6875/1 by 10, raised to the power of the number of decimal places. For example, if there were 2 decimal places, like in 0.45, we would multiply by 100. Or if there were 3 decimal places like in 0.324, we would multiply by 1000.

    Therefore, in this case, we multiply the numerator and denominator of 1.6875/1 by 100:

    1.6875 × 100
    ---------------
    1 × 100

    This simplifies to:
    168.75
    -------------
    100
  • The final step involves simplifying the fraction obtained in the previous step by canceling out any common factors, if possible. To do this, we examine the numerator and denominator of the fraction 168.75/100.

    First, let's find the factors of the numerator (168.75) and the denominator (100).

    Upon comparison, we find that the numerator and denominator have a common factor 5. By dividing the numerator and denominator by 5, we simplify the fraction:

    16875 ÷ 5
    ------------------
    100 ÷ 5

    This results in the simplest form fraction:
    33.75
    --------
    20

    Therefore, the fraction equivalent to 1.6875 is 27/16 after simplification.

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