What is 20 as a fraction?

Converting integers to fractions can be useful in many situations. Let's go through the steps to convert a decimal 20 to a fraction.

You can try other values to get more familiar with the conversion process.

Often, convert 19.875 to a fraction or 20.25 to a fraction, depending on the task.

Understanding the integer “20”

An integer is a whole number without any decimal or fractional parts. For example, 20 is an integer.

To convert an integer to a fraction:

1. Use the integer as the numerator and 1 as the denominator.
2. For example, 20 becomes 20/1.
3. That's it! 20 is the same as 20/1 as a fraction.

Conversion Explanation:

1. For the numerator:
• By removing the decimal point, we derive the numerator as 20.
2. For the denominator:
• Each position after the decimal represents a division by 10.
• Thus, having 0 positions after the decimal equates to 1 or 100.
3. Factors:
• The factors for the numerator and the denominator are numbers that can evenly divide each of them.
• For instance, the factors of 20 include 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, and 20.
• The factors of 1 comprise , and 1.
4. Greatest Common Divisor (GCD):
• It's the largest number that can evenly divide both the numerator and the denominator.
• In this instance, the GCD for 20 and 1 is 1.

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Solution:

20 = $\frac{20}{1}$

What is a decimal?

A decimal is a numeral system that includes a point to separate the whole number part from the fractional part. This system makes it easy to work with numbers less than one.

What is a fraction?

A fraction is a mathematical way of showing a part of a whole. It has two parts: the numerator on top and the denominator below, which help express partial values and comparisons.

To convert an integer to a fraction:

• Convert the fraction: To convert an integer into a fraction, place the integer in the numerator and use 1 as the denominator. For example, the integer 20 becomes the fraction $\frac{20}{1}$.