0.25 as a fraction

What is 0.25 as a fraction? What is 0.25 as a fraction in lowest term? What does it mean to convert 0.25 to a fraction? It means that you want to convert the decimal number .25 to a fraction with a numerator (N) and denominator (D). In other words, you want to solve this equation:

  .25  = 

Here we will not only clearly explain how to get the answer to 0.25 as a fraction, but also prove to you that our answer is correct.

First, note that 100 multiplied by .25 will get rid of the decimal point. Therefore, make a fraction where the numerator is .25 times 100 and denominator is 100 like this:

.25 x 100

Next, multiply the numbers in the numerator together and keep the denominator as is. Now our fraction looks like this:


The greatest common factor of 25 and 100 is 25, which means you can divide the numerator and denominator by 25 and keep the same value:

25 ÷ 25
100 ÷ 25

And when calculating the numerator and denominator in our fraction above, we get .25 as a fraction in the simplest form possible:

  .25  = 

A numerator over a denominator in a fraction is the same as numerator divided by denominator. If you enter 1 divided by 4 on your calculator, you will see that the answer is 0.25. Therefore, we know that the answer above is correct.

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