# 0.6 as a Fraction

0.6 as a fraction and percent expansion provides the details of what is the equivalent fraction and percent for decimal 0.6, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated.

**0.6 as a Fraction**

0.6 = 3/5

0.6 as a fraction can be written as **3/5**.

__where,__

0.6 is a decimal,

3/5 is a fraction in simplest form.

**0.6 in Percent**

0.6 = (0.6 x 100)/100

= 60/100

= 60%

0.6 as a percent is **60%**.

__where,__

0.6 is a decimal,

60% is a percentage.

## How-to: 0.6 as a Fraction

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to convert 0.6 to fraction in simplest form manually.

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

__Input values:__

The decimal number = 0.6

__What to be found:__

Find the equivalent fraction for 0.6

step 2 Write 0.6 as a simple fraction

0.6/1

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

Since the decimal 0.6 has 1 digits after the decimal point (.), multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 0.6/1 to make numerator as a whole number.

(0.6 x 10)/(1 x 10) = 6/10

step 4 To simplify 6/10 to its lowest terms, find LCM of 6 and 10.

2 is the *LCM of 6 and 10*

step 5 Divide both numerator and denominator by LCM 2

6/10 = (6 / 2) (10 / 2)

= 3/5

Hence,

0.6 can be written as a fraction **3/5**.

### Quick Reference: Nearest Values of 0.6

Students may quickly find the equivalent decimal and percent values for above and below the decimal 0.6 by referring this below quick reference table.

Decimal | as a Fraction | as a Percentage |
---|---|---|

1.2 | ^{6}/_{5} | 120% |

0.8 | ^{4}/_{5} | 80% |

0.6 | ^{3}/_{5} | 60% |

0.4 | ^{2}/_{5} | 40% |

1.5 | ^{3}/_{2} | 150% |

1 | ^{3}/_{3} | 100% |

0.75 | ^{3}/_{4} | 75% |

0.5 | ^{3}/_{6} | 50% |