# 74.2 percent as a fraction

Here you will see step by step solution to convert 74.2 percent into fraction. 74.2 percent as a fraction is 371/500. Please check the explanation that how to write 74.2% as a fraction.

## Answer: 74.2% as a fraction is

= 371/500

### How to convert 74.2 percent to fraction?

To convert the 74.2% 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 74.2% as a fraction?

Follow these easy steps to convert 74.2% into fraction-

Given number is => 74.2

• Write down the 74.2 in a percentage form like this:
• 74.2% = 74.2/100
• Since, 74.2 is not a whole number, now we need multiply numerator and denominator by 10^n, n = decimal points in number. [n=1]
• => 74.2 × 10/100 × 10 = 742/1000
• We also need to check to simplify the fraction.
• Greatest common factor [GCF] of 742 and 1000
• => GCF(742,1000) = 2

=> 742 ÷ 2/1000 ÷ 2 = 371/500

Conclusion: 74.2% = 371/500

Therefore, the 74.2 percent as a fraction, final answer is 371/500.