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3.232 as a Fraction

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    3.232 has 3 decimal places, so we put the decimal digits of 3.232, 232, over 1 followed by the number of zeroes equal to the number of decimal places, 3: 232 = 232/1000. We add 3 as 3000/1000 and get:

    3.232 as decimal fraction = 3232/1000

    3232 is the nominator and 1000 is the denominator.

    We now check if our result is already in the lowest terms by finding the greatest common factor of 3232 and 1000, know as gcf of 3232 and 1000.

    The gcf(3232,1000) is 8, so we can conclude that 3232/1000 is not yet in simplest form.

    To obtain 3.232 as a fraction in simplest form we have to divide both, the nominator as well as denominator, by the gcf(3232,1000):

    3232/1000 = = =

    We write it as 404/125.

    3.232 as a fraction in its lowest terms is 404/125

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    What is 3.232 as a Fraction?

    We have already answered the question for the case decimal fraction in simplest form.

    Yet, by multiplying the denominator and the nominator of our result in simplest form with all integers distinct from zero and one we can generate an infinite amount of fractions equivalent to 404/125, but not in lowest terms:

    404/125 = .

    For example, with n = 2 we obtain 808/250 and with n = -3 we get 1212/375:
    808/250 = 1212/375 = 404/125.

    We can thus conclude that the question under consideration does not have a single answer, but an indefinite amount of possibilities.

    3.232 Repeating as a Fraction

    To find out what is 3.232… as a fraction, identify the repeating sequence or pattern, known as reptend or repetend of 3.232 recurring.

    The infinitely-repeated digit sequence of 3.232… can be indicated by three periods.

    For example, 3.23222… as a fraction (repeating 2, the last digit) = 3 209/900.

    Alternatively, a vinculum, that is a horizontal line, can be drawn above the repetend of the fraction of 3.232. In addition, one can sometimes see the period enclosed in parentheses ().

    Here, we use the overlined notation to denote 3.232 repeating as a fraction:

    3.232 = 3 209/900
    3.232 = 3 23/99
    3.232 = 3 232/999

    These results for 3.232 repeating as a fraction are approximations and limited to three digits fractions.

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    You certainly know what the decimal 3.232 in numerator / denominator notation is.

    This brings us the end of our article.


    We are left with classifying 3.232 as rational number because in can be written as 3232/1000; 3232 and 1000 are integers.

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    – Article written by Mark