# 4.2 percent as a fraction

Here you will see step by step solution to convert 4.2 percent into fraction. 4.2 percent as a fraction is 21/500. Please check the explanation that how to write 4.2% as a fraction.

## Answer: 4.2% as a fraction is

= 21/500

### How to convert 4.2 percent to fraction?

To convert the 4.2% 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 4.2% as a fraction?

Follow these easy steps to convert 4.2% into fraction-

Given number is => 4.2

• Write down the 4.2 in a percentage form like this:
• 4.2% = 4.2/100
• Since, 4.2 is not a whole number, now we need multiply numerator and denominator by 10^n, n = decimal points in number. [n=1]
• => 4.2 × 10/100 × 10 = 42/1000
• We also need to check to simplify the fraction.
• Greatest common factor [GCF] of 42 and 1000
• => GCF(42,1000) = 2

=> 42 ÷ 2/1000 ÷ 2 = 21/500

Conclusion: 4.2% = 21/500

Therefore, the 4.2 percent as a fraction, final answer is 21/500.