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Converting Decimals to Fractions: Example

- Rule 28:
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For this review, we will focus on terminating fractions. Divide the fraction by 1, and then multiply the result by 1 in a form that will remove the decimal.
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**Example:**
- Convert 0.0253 to fraction.

**Answer:**
- The decimal 0.0253 can be written .

Since can be
multiplied by 1 and divided by 1 without changing the value,

0.0253 =
.

Since the numerator 253 and the denominator 10000 do not share common factors, it cannot be reduced.

**Comment:**
- Use your calculator to check your answer.

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