# Fraction to Decimal Calculator

Fraction to Decimal calculator is used to express the given fraction into its corresponding decimal form. Numbers that are represented in the form of p/q are known as fractions, where q is not equal to 0.

## What is Fraction to Decimal Calculator?

Fraction to Decimal calculator converts a fractional number to its decimal value. A decimal number is used to represent a whole part and a fractional part together. To use the * Fraction to Decimal Calculator*, enter the values of the numerator and the denominator in the given input boxes.

### Fraction to Decimal Calculator

## How to Use Fraction to Decimal Calculator?

Follow these steps below for converting a fraction to a decimal number using the online Fraction to Decimal Calculator:

**Step 1:****Step 2:**Enter the numerator and denominator in the respective input boxes.**Step 3:**Click on the “**Simplify**” button to find the decimal value of the fraction entered.**Step 4:**Click on the "**Reset**" button to clear the fields and enter the new values

## How Does Fraction to Decimal Calculator Work?

Fractions and decimals are different ways of representing numbers. There are two methods to convert a fraction to a decimal. These are given as follows:

- The numerator of the fraction acts as the dividend.
- The denominator of the fraction acts as the divisor.
- We divide the numerator by the denominator using long division.
- The quotient obtained will be the decimal form of the given fraction.
- If the remainder is 0, the decimal form of the fraction will be terminating.
- Suppose the remainder is not equal to 0. This implies that a digit or a group of digits in the quotient is repeating and non-terminating. A bar over the digit (or digits) is used to indicate non-terminating values.

**2. Converting the denominator**

- We multiply the denominator of the fraction by a number that converts the denominator into a power of 10. Let the power be denoted by n.
- The numerator is multiplied by the same number.
- Shift the decimal point n places to the left, starting from the last digit of the number.
- This converts the fraction into a decimal.

## Solved Examples on Fraction to Decimal

**Example 1:** Convert 3/8 into its decimal form and verify the result using the online fraction to decimal calculator.

**Solution:**

3/8 can be converted to its decimal form by dividing 3 by 8 as shown below:

Therefore, 3/8 is converted and written as 0.375.

**Example 2:** Convert 7/12 into its decimal form and verify the result using the online fraction to decimal calculator.

**Solution:**

Therefore, 7/12 is converted and written as \(0.58\bar{3}\).

Now, you can use the fraction to decimal calculator and find the decimal forms of the given fractions.

- 11/5
- 9/25

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