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Simply input the decimal value and click calculate to find its fraction form using this calculator.

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This decimal to fraction calculator is used to convert the decimal values into proper or improper fractions. It will show you all the steps involved in the conversion process.

A fraction is a part of the whole piece. It is the value that tells us what amount of part a thing is to the whole. E.g 2 pieces out of 8, 3 people from a family of 5 e.t.c.

A fraction consists of two values; numerator and denominator. These values are separated by a slash (/). E.g â…”, ½ e.t.c

Usually, fraction exits in decimal form. To easily use them in calculations, decimal to fraction conversion is performed.

For converting a decimal to a fraction, firstly, the decimal point is removed. This is done by multiplying the numerator and denominator with a multiple of 10.

After that GCF is used as a divisor. For further explanation, see this example.

Convert the decimal value **1.2** to a fraction.

**Solution:**

**Step 1:** Write the decimal as a fraction.

= 1.2 / 1

**Step 2:** Since there is one digit after the decimal point, multiply by 10.

= 12 / 1 X 10 / 10 = 12 / 10

**Step 3: **Divide by GCF.

= 12 ÷ 2 / 10 ÷ 2 = 6 / 5

Hence **6/5** is the fraction form of **1.2**.

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