# What is 85 as a fraction?

Converting integers to fractions can be useful in many situations. Let's go through the steps to convert a decimal 85 to a fraction.

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

Often, convert 84 to a fraction or 86 to a fraction, depending on the task.

## Understanding the integer “85”

An integer is a whole number without any decimal or fractional parts. For example, 85 is an integer.

## To convert an integer to a fraction:

- Use the integer as the numerator and
**1**as the denominator. - For example,
**85**becomes**85/1**. - That's it!
**85**is the same as**85/1**as a fraction.

## Conversion Explanation:

**For the numerator:**- We start with the number
**85**. - By removing the decimal point, we derive the numerator as
**85**.

- We start with the number
**For the denominator:**- Each position after the decimal represents a division by
**10**. - Thus, having
**0**positions after the decimal equates to**1**or**10**.^{0}

- Each position after the decimal represents a division by
**Factors:**- The factors for the numerator and the denominator are numbers that can evenly divide each of them.
- For instance, the factors of
**85**include**1, 5, 17, and 85**. - The factors of
**1**comprise**, and 1**.

**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
**85**and**1**is**1**.

## The factors of 85 are:

__1__5 17 85## The factors of 1 are:

__1__## Solution:

**85 = $\frac{85}{1}$**

## 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**85**becomes the fraction**$\frac{85}{1}$**.