The number 1.5 written as a fraction is 1 1/2. It can also be represented by writing the fraction 3/2.
Continue ReadingTo write 1.5 as a fraction, the decimal .5 must be expressed over 1, then multiplied so that it can be expressed as a fraction. After the .5 portion of the numeral has been converted, the final answer can either be expressed as mixed-number fraction or improper fraction. To multiply .5 by 1, it should be expressed as such:
Depending on the nature of the problem, the student can leave the answer as either an improper fraction or mixed number. It is advisable to reduce the fraction as much as possible for a correct answer.
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