What is 1/40 as a decimal?

So, in mathematics, converting fractions to decimals is common. Let's walk through the process of converting a fraction 1/40 to a decimal.

You can select other fractional values to familiarize yourself with the conversion guide.

Often, convert 23/1000 to a decimal or 13/500 to a decimal, depending on the task.

What is 1/40?

A fraction is composed of two numbers: a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number). In the fraction 1/40: 1 is the numerator, and 40 is the denominator. This means that 1 is divided by 40 to get the fraction's value.


140 = 0.025

What is a fraction?

A fraction is a mathematical expression of two parts: the numerator on top and the denominator below. It represents partial values, showcasing relationships or comparisons.

What is a decimal?

A decimal is a numeral system with a point. This point divides the integer from its fractional part. It provides a straightforward way to express and work with values less than one.

Conversion Steps:

To get the decimal of 1/40, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Set up the division. Divide the numerator of 1 by the denominator of 40. This will look like the following: 1÷40.
  2. Step 2: Divide. Perform the division. If using a calculator, simply divide 1 by 40. If doing it manually, apply division.
  3. Step 3: Identify the decimal. The result of the division will be a decimal value. When 1 is divided by 40, the decimal obtained is 0.025.