# 54.2 percent as a fraction

Here you will see step by step solution to convert 54.2 percent into fraction. 54.2 percent as a fraction is 271/500. Please check the explanation that how to write 54.2% as a fraction.

## Answer: 54.2% as a fraction is

= 271/500

### How to convert 54.2 percent to fraction?

To convert the 54.2% 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 54.2% as a fraction?

Follow these easy steps to convert 54.2% into fraction-

Given number is => 54.2

• Write down the 54.2 in a percentage form like this:
• 54.2% = 54.2/100
• Since, 54.2 is not a whole number, now we need multiply numerator and denominator by 10^n, n = decimal points in number. [n=1]
• => 54.2 × 10/100 × 10 = 542/1000
• We also need to check to simplify the fraction.
• Greatest common factor [GCF] of 542 and 1000
• => GCF(542,1000) = 2

=> 542 ÷ 2/1000 ÷ 2 = 271/500

Conclusion: 54.2% = 271/500

Therefore, the 54.2 percent as a fraction, final answer is 271/500.