# What is #3.53333...# as a fraction?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

I will use a bar over the digit

Note that:

#3.5bar(3) - 0.2 = 3.bar(3) = 10/3#

So:

#3.5bar(3) = 10/3 + 0.2 = 10/3 + 1/5 = (50+3)/15 = 53/15#

I will use a bar over the digit

Note that:

#3.5bar(3) - 0.2 = 3.bar(3) = 10/3#

So:

#3.5bar(3) = 10/3 + 0.2 = 10/3 + 1/5 = (50+3)/15 = 53/15#