What is 9 1/8 as a decimal?

So, in mathematics, converting fractions to decimals is common. Let's walk through the process of converting a fraction 9 1/8 to a decimal.

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

Often, convert 9 1/10 to a decimal or 9 1/6 to a decimal, depending on the task.

What is 9 1/8?

A fraction is composed of two numbers: a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number). In the fraction 9 1/8: 9 is an integer, 1 is the numerator, and 8 is the denominator. The first step is to represent the mixed fraction as an improper fraction. Multiply the integer 9 by the denominator 8, and add the numerator 1: (9 × 8 + 1). To get the value of the fraction, the numerator of 73 is divided by the denominator of 8.

Conversion formula (equation):

918=9 × 8 + 18=738=9.125

Solution:

918 = 9.125

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 9 1/8, 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 9 by the denominator 8, and plus the numerator 1.
  2. Step 2: Set up the division. Divide the numerator of 73 by the denominator of 8. This will look like the following: 73÷8.
  3. Step 3: Divide. Perform the division. If using a calculator, simply divide 73 by 8. If doing it manually, apply division.
  4. Step 4: Identify the decimal. The result of the division will be a decimal value. When 73 is divided by 8, the decimal obtained is 9.125.