# How do you convert 0.55 to a fraction in its

How do you convert 0.55 to a fraction in its simplest form?
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Explanation:
$0.05=\frac{1}{20}$
This is because $20×0.05=1.00$
Now:
$0.05×11=0.55$, which means that
$0.55=\frac{11}{20}$
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Decimal fractions can be written as common fractions with denominators which are powers of 10.
0.55 has two decimal places and means $\frac{55}{100}$
Simplify top and bottom by the highest common factor (5)
$\frac{55÷5}{100÷5}=\frac{11}{20}$