# Convert U.S. Dollars to Euros Using a Unit Fraction

when traveling to Paris you convert \$1700 to euros how many euros is this round your answer to the nearest hundredth and we're told one u.s. dollar is approximately zero point eight seven six euros we will perform the conversion by multiplying by a unit fraction to begin we write one thousand seven hundred dollars as a fraction with the denominator of one and then we multiply by a unit fraction and since it went the units of dollars to simplify out since we have dollars in the numerator here we will have dollars in the denominator of the unit fraction in euros in the numerator and since one US dollar is approximately zero point eight seven six euros we have one dollar in the denominator and zero point eight seven six euros in the numerator notice how by multiplying by this unit fraction the units of dollars will simplify out because we have dollars divided by dollars notice now we're left with the units of euros to perform the conversion we simply multiply since we have ones in the denominators we just need to multiply one thousand seven hundred and eight seven six and notice how the product is one thousand four hundred eighty nine point two which means one thousand seven hundred dollars is equal to one thousand four hundred eighty nine point two euros I hope you found this helpful