# 0.142 as a Fraction 0.142 as a fraction and percent expansion provides the details of what is the equivalent fraction and percent for decimal 0.142, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated.

0.142 as a Fraction
0.142 = (?)
= (0.142/1) x (1000/1000)
= 142/1000
= (71 x 2)/(500 x 2)
= 71/500
0.142 = 71/500
0.142 as a fraction equals to 71/500

where,
0.142 is a decimal,
71/500 is a fraction in simplest form.

0.142 in Percent
0.142 = (0.142 x 100)/100
= 14.2/100
= 14.2%
0.142 as a percent is 14.2%

where,
0.142 is a decimal,
14.2% is a percentage.

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## How-to: 0.142 as a Fraction

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to convert 0.142 to fraction in simplest form manually.

step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The decimal number = 0.142

What to be found:
What is 0.142 as a fraction in simplest form?

step 2 Write 0.142 as a simple fraction:
0.142/1

step 3 Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator:
Since the decimal 0.142 has 3 digits after the decimal point, multiply 1000 with both numerator and denominator of 0.142/1 to make numerator as a whole number.
(0.142 x 1000)/(1 x 1000) = 142/1000

step 4 Rewrite the numerator and denominator of the fraction 142/1000 in the form of multiplication factors as like the below:
= (71 x 2)/(500 x 2)

step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 142 and 1000 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other:
= (71 x 2)/(500 x 2)
142/1000 = 71/500

Hence,
0.142 as a fraction is equal to 71/500. 