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3.241 as a Fraction

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    3.241 has 3 decimal places, so we put the decimal digits of 3.241, 241, over 1 followed by the number of zeroes equal to the number of decimal places, 3: 241 = 241/1000. We add 3 as 3000/1000 and get:

    3.241 as decimal fraction = 3241/1000


    3241 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 3241 and 1000, know as gcf of 3241 and 1000.

    The gcf(3241,1000) is 1, so we can conclude that 3241/1000 already is in simplest form. We write it as 3241/1000.

    3.241 as a fraction in its lowest terms is 3241/1000

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    What is 3.241 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 3241/1000, but not in lowest terms:

    3241/1000 = .

    For example, with n = 2 we obtain 6482/2000 and with n = -3 we get 9723/3000:
    6482/2000 = 9723/3000 = 3241/1000.

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

    3.241 Repeating as a Fraction

    To find out what is 3.241… as a fraction, identify the repeating sequence or pattern, known as reptend or repetend of 3.241 recurring.

    The infinitely-repeated digit sequence of 3.241… can be indicated by three periods.

    For example, 3.24111… as a fraction (repeating 1, the last digit) = 3 217/900.

    Alternatively, a vinculum, that is a horizontal line, can be drawn above the repetend of the fraction of 3.241. In addition, one can sometimes see the period enclosed in parentheses ().

    Here, we use the overlined notation to denote 3.241 repeating as a fraction:

    3.241 = 3 217/900
    3.241 = 3 239/990
    3.241 = 3 241/999

    These results for 3.241 repeating as a fraction are approximations and limited to three digits fractions.

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    You certainly know what the decimal 3.241 in numerator / denominator notation is.

    This brings us the end of our article.

    Summary

    We are left with classifying 3.241 as rational number because in can be written as 3241/1000; 3241 and 1000 are integers.

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    – Article written by Mark