## Inches to Fraction Calculator

An **inches to fraction calculator** is designed to convert **decimal measurements** in inches to their **equivalent fractional**.

**0.5** is equivalent to **50/100**. Simplify this by dividing the numerator and denominator by their **greatest common divisor** (**50**).

**50/100 = 1/2**

**0.5 inches** is **1/2 inch**.

**Common Fractions:**

**1/2 inch**is the simplest fraction, representing**half**an inch.**1/4 inch**represents a**quarter**of an inch.**1/8 inch**represents**one-eighth**of an inch.**1/16 inch**represents**one-sixteenth**of an inch.

## Inches to Fraction Conversion Formula

The general formula is:

**Fractional Inches = Decimal Inches × Denominator / Numerator**

Where:

**Decimal Inches**is the measurement in decimal form**Denominator**is the**bottom number**of the fraction**Numerator**is the**top number**of the fraction

**Convert the decimal to a fraction:**

Write the decimal as a fraction with a denominator of **1,000** (or another power of **10** if needed).

**Simplify the fraction:**

Divide both the numerator and denominator by their **greatest common divisor** to simplify.

**Convert to a common fraction if necessary:**

Express the fraction in terms of common fractions (**1/2**, **1/4**, **1/8**, etc.) if needed for ease of understanding or practical use.

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## How do you convert inches into fractions?

Converting inches to fractions involves several **steps**:

**Multiply**the decimal number by the desired denominator (often 16, 32, or 64 for inch measurements).**Round**the result to the nearest**whole number**.**Use**this whole number as the numerator over the chosen denominator.**Simplify**the fraction if possible by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their**greatest common divisor**.

For example, to convert **0.75 inches** to a fraction:

- Choose a denominator (let’s use 16): 0.75 × 16 = 12
- The fraction is
**12/16** **Simplify**by dividing both numbers by 4:**3/4**

Thus, **0.75 inches is equivalent to 3/4 inch**.

## What is 1.1 inches as a fraction?

Let’s convert **1.1 inches** to a fraction:

- 1.1 × 16 = 17.6
**Round**to 18- The fraction is
**18/16** **Simplify**:**9/8**

**1.1 inches is equivalent to 9/8 inches**.

## What is 1.85 inches as a fraction?

Converting **1.85 inches**:

- 1.85 × 16 = 29.6
**Round**to 30- The fraction is
**30/16** **Simplify**:**15/8**

**1.85 inches is equivalent to 15/8 inches**.

## What is .2 inches as a fraction?

For **0.2 inches**:

- 0.2 × 16 = 3.2
**Round**to 3- The fraction is
**3/16**

In its **simplest form**, so **0.2 inches is equivalent to 3/16 inch**.

## What is .190 inches as a fraction?

Converting **0.190 inches**:

- 0.190 × 32 = 6.08 (using 32 as the denominator for more precision)
**Round**to 6- The fraction is
**6/32** **Simplify**:**3/16**

**0.190 inches is equivalent to 3/16 inch**.

## Inches to Fraction Conversion Table

Decimal Inches | Fraction (Simplified) | Fraction (32nds) |
---|---|---|

0.25 | 1/4 | 8/32 |

0.5 | 1/2 | 16/32 |

0.375 | 3/8 | 12/32 |

0.625 | 5/8 | 20/32 |

0.8125 | 13/16 | 26/32 |

0.9375 | 15/16 | 30/32 |

1.125 | 1 1/8 | 1 4/32 |

1.3125 | 1 5/16 | 1 10/32 |

1.75 | 1 3/4 | 1 24/32 |

2.0625 | 2 1/16 | 2 2/32 |