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Q:
# What is 778.3 as a fraction?

Accepted Solution

A:

Solution: 778.3 as a fraction is 7783/10
Methods
Converting 778.3 to a fraction, Step-by-Step
Step 1:
The first step to converting 778.3 to a fraction is to re-write 778.3 in the form p/q where p and q both are positive integers. To start with, 778.3 can be written as simply 778.3/1 to technically be written as a fraction.
Step 2:
Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 778.3, which in this case is 1. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 778.3/1 each by 10 to the power of that many digits. For instance, for 0.45, there are 2 fractional digits so we would multiply by 100; or for 0.324, since there are 3 fractional digits, we would multiply by 1000. So, in this case, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 778.3/1 each by 10:
778.3
×
10
1
×
10
=
7783
10
\frac{778.3 × 10}{1 × 10} = \frac{7783}{10}
1 × 10 778.3 × 10 = 10 7783
Step 3:
Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out:
7783
10
=
7783
10
\frac{7783}{10} = \frac{7783}{10}
10 7783 = 10 7783
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