# 0.15 as a Fraction

0.15 as a fraction and percent expansion provides the details of what is the equivalent fraction and percent for decimal 0.15, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated.

**0.15 as a Fraction**

0.15 = (?)

= (0.15/1) x (100/100)

= 15/100

= (3 x 5)/(20 x 5)

= 3/20

0.15 = 3/20

0.15 as a fraction equals to **3/20**

__where,__

0.15 is a decimal,

3/20 is a fraction in simplest form.

**0.15 in Percent**

0.15 = (0.15 x 100)/100

= 15/100

= 15%

**0.15 as a percent is 15%**

__where,__

0.15 is a decimal,

15% is a percentage.

## How-to: 0.15 as a Fraction

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to convert 0.15 to fraction in simplest form manually.

step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:

__Input values:__

The decimal number = 0.15

__What to be found:__

What is 0.15 as a fraction in simplest form?

step 2 Write 0.15 as a simple fraction:

0.15/1

step 3
Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator:

Since the decimal 0.15 has 2 digits after the decimal point, multiply 100 with both numerator and denominator of 0.15/1 to make numerator as a whole number.

(0.15 x 100)/(1 x 100) = 15/100

step 4 Rewrite the numerator and denominator of the fraction 15/100 in the form of multiplication factors as like the below:

= (3 x 5)/(20 x 5)

step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 15 and 100 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other:

= (3 x 5)/(20 x 5)

15/100 = 3/20

Hence,

0.15 as a fraction is equal to **3/20**.