# What is 0.5 as a Fraction?

Are you trying to figure out how to write 0.5 in the form of a fraction?

Solution:
0.5 as a fraction is 1/2

Follow along to see how to convert decimals like this to a fraction.

## How to Convert 0.5 to a Fraction

You can convert 0.5 to fraction form by following a few easy steps.

Convert the decimal into a fraction by putting the decimal over 1 in fraction format.

0.5=.5 / 1

Multiply the numerator and denominator by 10 to eliminate decimal places.

0.5 × 10 / 1 × 10=5 / 10

Reduce the fraction by finding the greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator.

GCF of 5 and 10 = 5

Divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor (5).

5 ÷ 5 / 10 ÷ 5=1 / 2

Thus, the resulting fraction is 1/2.

The process to convert fractions back to decimals is a bit different; learn how to express 1/2 as a decimal.

## Convert Another Decimal to a Fraction

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