Posted by **Tammy Evert** on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 1:21am.

i need some to explain how to turn 1.05 into a fraction

Do you know how to add fractions?

1 + 0.05 equals 1.05.

So if you can convert 1 to a fraction and 0.05 to a fraction, you can add the two fractions together. Your answer is 1.05 as a fraction.

Continuing with Leo's previous answer, remember that when you add fractions together, they need to have a common denominator. Here are some more steps toward the answer.

0.05 = 5/100 = 1/20

Add 1 to that, and you get 1 1/20, which is a mixed number. You can also write it as

20/20 + 1/20 = 21/20

which is a pure fraction and is the answer that you seek.

Just say the number aloud to yourself...one and five hundredths. That is the fraction too. 1 5/100 which reduces to 1 1/20.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math HOW DO I CONVERT A FRACTION TO A DECIMAL??? - how do i convert a fraction ...
- math - i am having to add, subtract, multiplication and division on fractions. ...
- math - i m always having a problem in math. i can't do fraction easilly. im ...
- math - 12 1/3 + 7 7/15 switch fractions to improper fractions then find a common...
- math,algebra - They may want you to add the fractions and give the answer in ...
- Math PLEASE HLP!!!! - use fraction bars to help: a) 11/12=w+y b)3/8=3/6-k c)1/4=...
- Math-approximation with fractions:7th grade math - How do you find the greater ...
- math - Will someone please show me how to do this problem. I have to write this ...
- math againn (converting decimals) - Write 6.4% as a decimal and as a fraction. ...
- basic math - In my book A bread piece calls for 3 1/4 cups of flour if you only ...

More Related Questions