99.985 as a Fraction


Here you can find 99.985 as a fraction, both as decimal fraction and in simplest form. We show you how to convert 99.985 to a fraction using the step by step instructions which can be found on our home page. There, you can also learn all about the others terms used in this article. If you have been looking for 99.985 in fraction form or 99.985 repeating as a fraction, then you are right here, too.

99.985 has 3 decimal places, so we put the decimal digits of 99.985, 985, over 1 followed by the number of zeroes equal to the number of decimal places, 3: 985 = 985/1000. We add 99 as 99000/1000 and get:

99.985 as decimal fraction = 99985/1000


99985 is the nominator and 1000 is the denominator. We now check if the decimal fraction is already in the lowest terms by finding the greatest common factor of 99985 and 1000, know as gcf of 99985 and 1000.

The gcf(99985,1000) is 5, so we can conclude that 99985/1000 is not 99.985 as a fraction in simplest form. To obtain 99.985 as a fraction in simplest form we have to divide both, the nominator as well as denominator, by the gcf(99985,1000):

99985/1000 = \frac{\frac{99985}{gcf(99985,1000)}}{\frac{1000}{gcf(99985,1000)}} = \frac{\frac{99985}{5}}{\frac{1000}{5}} = \frac{19997}{200}

We write 99.985 as a fraction in simplest form as 19997/200.

99.985 as a fraction in its lowest terms is 19997/200

Read on to learn everything about 99.985 as a fraction.

What is 99.985 as a Fraction

We have already answered what is 99.985 as a fraction above for the cases 99.985 as decimal fraction and 99.985 as a fraction in simplest form.

Yet, by multiplying the denominator and the nominator of 99.985 as a fraction in simplest form with all integers distinct from zero and one we can generate an infinite amount of fractions equivalent to 19997/200, but not in lowest terms:

19997/200 = \frac{n\hspace{3px} x\hspace{3px} 19997}{n\hspace{3px} x\hspace{3px} 200} \hspace{3px} n \hspace{3px}\epsilon\hspace{3px}\mathbb{Z},\hspace{3px} n\neq 0.

For example, with n = 2 we obtain 39994/400 and with n = -3 we get 59991/600:
39994/400 = 59991/600 = 19997/200.

We can thus conclude that the question What is 99.985 as a fraction? does not have a single answer, but an indefinite amount of possibilities.

99.985 Repeating as a Fraction

To find out what is 99.985… as a fraction, identify the repeating sequence or pattern, known as reptend or repetend of 99.985 recurring.

The infinitely-repeated digit sequence of 99.985… can be indicated by three periods. For example, 99.98555… as a fraction (repeating 5, the last digit) = 99 887/900.

Alternatively, a vinculum, that is a horizontal line, can be drawn above the repetend of the fraction of 99.985. In addition, one can sometimes see the period enclosed in parentheses ().

Here, we use the overlined notation to denote 99.985 repeating as a fraction:

99.985 =99 887/900
99.985 =99 488/495
99.985 =99 985/999

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This brings us the end of our article. We are left with classifying 99.985 as rational number because in can be written as 99985/1000; 99985 and 1000 are integers.

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