# How do you express 4.234 as a fraction?

$4.234 = \frac{2117}{500}$
Since this is a terminating decimal, we can express it with a denominator ${10}^{n}$ where $n$ is the number of decimal places.
$4.234 = \frac{4234}{1000} = \frac{2117 \cdot \textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{2}}}}{500 \cdot \textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{2}}}} = \frac{2117}{500}$