What is 0.5 as a fraction?

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What is 0.5 as a fraction?

Decimals and Fractions

Decimals and fractions are both parts of a whole number. To convert decimals into fractions, you need to figure out the place value of the decimal to create a fraction, and you also need to be able to reduce the fraction to its lowest terms.

Answer and Explanation:

The decimal 0.5 is equal to the fraction 1/2. To find this answer, you first look at the place value of the decimal. 0.5 is read as 'five tenths', and...

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