# What’s 72.1 repeating as a fraction

.1 repeating is expressed as the fraction (1/9). So we are dealing with 72+ (1/9). As a mixed number, it is just 72 (1/9). To get an improper fraction, first multiple 9 by 72 (denominator times whole number) This is 648. Finally, add 1 (numerator). 649 is the resulting numerator of the improper fraction, 9 being the denominator (keep it the same). Divide 649/9 and you get 72.1111111

As a mixed number, it’s  (72 and 1/9) .

Let Multiply x by a power of  , one that keeps the decimal part of the number the same:   Subtract from The repeating decimals should cancel out solve for x Divide by both sides therefore the answer is The fraction  is

Numerator = 72.1 × 10 = 721Denominator  = 1 × 10 = 10 Numerator / Denominato = 721 / 10 The simplified fraction is = 721/10 = 72  1/10

721/10.

or as a improper fraction 649/9

Let Multiply x by a power of  , one that keeps the decimal part of the number the same:   Subtract from The repeating decimals should cancel out solve for x Divide by both sides therefore the answer is The fraction  is

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