# What is 7/2 as a decimal?

So, in mathematics, converting fractions to decimals is common. Let's walk through the process of converting a fraction 7/2 to a decimal.

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

Often, convert 3 7/15 to a decimal or 3 5/9 to a decimal, depending on the task.

## What is 7/2?

A fraction is composed of two numbers: a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number). In the fraction 7/2: 7 is the numerator, and 2 is the denominator. This means that 7 is divided by 2 to get the fraction's value.

## Solution:

$\frac{7}{2}$ = 3.5

## 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 7/2, follow these steps:

1. Step 1: Set up the division. Divide the numerator of 7 by the denominator of 2. This will look like the following: 7÷2.
2. Step 2: Divide. Perform the division. If using a calculator, simply divide 7 by 2. If doing it manually, apply division.
3. Step 3: Identify the decimal. The result of the division will be a decimal value. When 7 is divided by 2, the decimal obtained is 3.5.