# 34.2 as a fraction

How to convert 34.2 as a fraction? Here you will see step by step solution to convert 34.2 number to fraction. **34.2 as a fraction** written as **34 1/5**, please check the explanation that how to convert 34.2 in fraction.

## Answer: 34.2 in fraction

= 34 1/5

### How to convert 34.2 in fraction?

Given number is => 34.2

To convert the 34.2 to fraction simply rewrite the decimal number as a fraction with 1 in the denominator.

34.2 = 34.2/1

We have 1 digits after the decimal point, multiply both top and bottom by 10

34.2/1 × 10/10 = 342/10

Now find the greatest common factor (GCF) of 342 and 10 and reduce the fraction by dividing both numerator and denominator by 2.

GCF(342, 10) = 2342 ÷ 2 / 10 ÷ 2 = 171 / 5

Now, simplify to the improper fraction:

= 34 1 / 5

Final conclusion -34.2 = 34 1 / 5

Hence, the decimal number 34.2 is in fraction form written as 34 1 / 5