# 0.42 as a Fraction

## What is 0.42 as a Fraction?

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How to write 0.42 as a Fraction? Convert a decimal number as a simplified fraction or mixed fraction. Just enter the Decimal value into the input box and then press calculate button, the system will automatically calculate the Fraction value.

To conversion Decimal to Fraction follow these steps-

1. Take the decimal value for calculation.
2. Then, Divided that decimal value by 1, like this
decimal/1
3. Multiply both numerator and denominator by 10 for every number after the decimal point.
4. Then, Find the GCD (Greatest Common Divisor) to convert its lowest terms.
5. Simplify or reduce the fraction.

For calculation, here's how to convert 0.42 as a Fraction using the formula above, step by step instructions are given below

1. Take only after the decimal point part for calculation.
.42
2. Then, divide that value by 1.
.42/1
3. Multiply both numerator and denominator by 100 (because there are 2 digits after the decimal point so that is 102 = 100).
.42 × 100/1 × 100
=
42/100
;
4. To simplify
42/100
its lowest terms, find GCD (Greatest Common Divisor) for 42 & 100, which is 2. Here's How to Find GCD of 42 and 100?
42/2/100/2
5. After simplify or reduce the fraction.
21/50
0.42 Decimal is equal to 21/50 as a Fraction.
0.42 Decimal is equal to 42% as a Percentage.
42% is equal to 21/50 as a Fraction.
Decimal Fraction Percentage
0.37 37/100 37%
0.38 19/50 38%
0.39 39/100 39%
0.4 2/5 40%
0.41 41/100 41%
0.42 21/50 42%
0.43 43/100 43%
0.44 11/25 44%
0.45 9/20 45%
0.46 23/50 46%