# 1.5 as a Fraction - Decimal to Fraction Calculator

Solution:

1.5 in fraction form is 1 1/2

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## How to Convert 1.5 to a Fraction

You can convert 1.5 to fraction form by following a few easy steps.

Remove the whole number and focus on the number to the right of the decimal place.

Set aside the 1 and convert .5 to a fraction

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

Add the whole number to the beginning of the numerator

1 → 5 / 10=15 / 10

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

GCF of 15 and 10 = 5

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

15 ÷ 5 / 10 ÷ 5=3 / 2

Convert to a mixed fraction by finding the whole number and remainder.

3÷2=1R1

3 / 2=11 / 2

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