### 0.45 as a fraction equals 45/100 or 9/20

steps to convert 0.45 into a fraction.

Write 0.45 as 0.451

Multiply both the numerator and denominator by 10 for each digit after the decimal point.

0.451=0.45 x 1001 x 100=45100

In order to reduce the fraction find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for 45 and 100. Keep in mind a factor is just a number that divides into another number without any remainder.

The factors of **45** are: 1 3 5 9 15 45

The factors of **100** are: 1 2 4 5 10 20 25 50 100

The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for both 45 and 100 is: **5**

Now to reduce the fraction we divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCF value.

45100=45 ÷ 5 100 ÷ 5=920

As a side note the whole number-integral part is: empty

The decimal part is: .45 = ^{45}/_{100}

Full simple fraction breakdown: 45/100

= 9/20