# Math Help - how to convert a decimal to a fraction

1. ## how to convert a decimal to a fraction

how do you convert this 0.97392 to a fraction

2. Hello,

Originally Posted by missjky
how do you convert this 0.97392 to a fraction
$0.97392=\frac{97392}{10^6}=\frac{97392}{2 \cdot 5 \cdot 10^5}=\frac{48696}{5 \cdot 10^5}$

But you can carry on :

$\frac{48696}{5 \cdot 10^5}=\frac{48696}{2 \cdot 5 \cdot 5 \cdot 10^5}=\frac{24348}{5^2 \cdot 10^4}=...=\frac{6087}{5^4 \cdot 10^2}$

3. [quote=Moo;155551]Hello,

going back to converting a decimal to a fraction which would be thae fraction to go with 31pi/3 i no u hav to do 31x3.14 but wat do u do after that den divide by 3 then wat

. which 1 is it
1/2
-1/2