# 0.342 as a Fraction 0.342 = ?
What is 0.342 as a fraction?

0.342 = 171/500.
0.342 as a fraction is 171/500.

This decimal to fraction conversion provides the detailed information on what is 0.342 as a fraction in simplest form and how it can be calculated.

Calculation: 0.342 in Fraction
0.342 = (?)
= (0.342/1) x (1000/1000)
= 342/1000
= (171 x 2)/(500 x 2)
= 171/500
0.342 = 171/500
0.342 in fraction is 171/500

## Simplified Fraction of 0.342

Step by step work for decimal 0.342 as a simplified fraction to understand the calculation.

step 1 Input values:
The decimal number = 0.342

What to be found:
What is 0.342 as a fraction in simplest form?

step 2 Write 0.342 as a simple fraction.
0.342/1

step 3 Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator.
Since the decimal 0.342 has 3 digits after the decimal point, multiply 1000 with both numerator and denominator of 0.342/1 to make numerator as a whole number.
(0.342 x 1000)/(1 x 1000) = 342/1000

step 4 Rewrite the numerator and denominator of the fraction 342/1000 in the form of multiplication factors as like the below.
= (171 x 2)/(500 x 2)

step 5 To simplify the fraction, check and cancel the factors of 342 and 1000 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other.
= (171 x 2)/(500 x 2)
342/1000 = 171/500

Hence,
0.342 as a fraction is 171/500. 