# 14.2 percent as a fraction

Here you will see step by step solution to convert 14.2 percent into fraction. 14.2 percent as a fraction is 71/500. Please check the explanation that how to write 14.2% as a fraction.

## Answer: 14.2% as a fraction is

= 71/500

### How to convert 14.2 percent to fraction?

To convert the 14.2% as a fraction form simply divide the number by 100 and simplify the fraction by finding GCF. If given number is in decimal form then multiply numerator and denominator by 10^n and simplify it as much as possible.

#### How to write 14.2% as a fraction?

Follow these easy steps to convert 14.2% into fraction-

Given number is => 14.2

• Write down the 14.2 in a percentage form like this:
• 14.2% = 14.2/100
• Since, 14.2 is not a whole number, now we need multiply numerator and denominator by 10^n, n = decimal points in number. [n=1]
• => 14.2 × 10/100 × 10 = 142/1000
• We also need to check to simplify the fraction.
• Greatest common factor [GCF] of 142 and 1000
• => GCF(142,1000) = 2

=> 142 ÷ 2/1000 ÷ 2 = 71/500

Conclusion: 14.2% = 71/500

Therefore, the 14.2 percent as a fraction, final answer is 71/500.