What is 5 8/25 as a decimal?

Converting fractions to decimals is an essential skill. It bridges the gap between two numeric representations. In this guide, we will detail the process of converting the fraction 5 8/25 to a decimal.

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

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Understanding the Fraction: 5 8/25

A fraction is composed of two numbers: a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number). In the fraction 5 8/25: 5 is an integer, 8 is the numerator, and 25 is the denominator. The first step is to represent the mixed fraction as an improper fraction. Multiply the integer 5 by the denominator 25, and add the numerator 8: (5 × 25 + 8). To get the value of the fraction, the numerator of 133 is divided by the denominator of 25.

Conversion formula (equation):

5825=5 × 25 + 825=13325=5.32

Solution:

5825 = 5.32

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 5 8/25, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Representing an improper fraction. Let's start by converting a mixed fraction to an improper fraction. To achieve this, we multiply the integer 5 by the denominator 25, and plus the numerator 8.
  2. Step 2: Set up the division. Divide the numerator of 133 by the denominator of 25. This will look like the following: 133÷25.
  3. Step 3: Divide. Perform the division. If using a calculator, simply divide 133 by 25. If doing it manually, apply division.
  4. Step 4: Identify the decimal. The result of the division will be a decimal value. When 133 is divided by 25, the decimal obtained is 5.32.