Convert the mixed repeating (recurring) decimal number 2.458. Turn it into a reduced (simplified) improper fraction, into a mixed number and write it as a percentage. Calculate other equivalent fractions to the decimal number, by expanding
1. Write the mixed repeating (recurring) decimal number as a percentage.
Approximate to the desired number of decimal places (14):
2.458 ≈ 2.45888888888889
Multiply the number by 100/100.
The value of the number does not change when multiplying by 100/100.
Note: 100/100 = 1
2.45888888888889 × 100/100 =
(2.45888888888889 × 100)/100 =
(rounded off to a maximum of 2 decimal places)
In other words:
Approximate to the desired number of decimal places...
Learn how to turn a decimal number into a fraction and a percentage. Steps.
1. How to write the number as a percentage:
Multiply the number by 100. Then add the percent sign, %.
2. How to write the number as a fraction:
Write down the number divided by 1, as a fraction.
Turn the top number into a whole number: multiply both the top and the bottom by the same number.
Reduce (simplify) the above fraction to the lowest terms, to its simplest equivalent form, irreducible. To reduce a fraction divide the numerator and the denominator by their greatest (highest) common factor (divisor), GCF.
If the fraction is an improper one, rewrite it as a mixed number (mixed fraction).
Calculate equivalent fractions. By expanding it we can build up equivalent fractions: multiply the numerator & the denominator by the same number.