# How do you convert #0.55# to a fraction in its simplest form?

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#### Explanation:

This is because

Now:

#### Explanation:

Before we get to simplifying, let's just go ahead and convert this decimal into a fraction. We know that

Now that we have a fraction, simplification is much (wait for it) simpler. The biggest part of simplification involves finding a common factor between the numerator and denominator of the fraction. You may have heard of this as the **Greatest Common Factor**, or GCF.

In this case, notice that both

This leaves us with

Since 11 and 20 do not share any common factors (apart from 1), we can conclusively say that this is the most simplified we can get.

So, there you are. Your answer is

Hope that helps :)

#### Explanation:

Decimal fractions can be written as common fractions with denominators which are powers of

Simplify top and bottom by the highest common factor (