What Is 1/35 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 1/35 as a decimal is equal to 0.028.
The division is a basic operator used in maths. When the fractions are solved using the division, the numerator becomes the dividend and the denominator the divisor. The result of this division is the quotient which can be either decimal or an integer.
Here, we are more interested in the division types that result in a Decimal value, as this can be expressed as a Fraction. We see fractions as a way of showing two numbers having the operation of Division between them that result in a value that lies between two Integers.
Now, we introduce the method used to solve said fraction to decimal conversion, called Long Division, which we will discuss in detail moving forward. So, let’s go through the Solution of fraction 1/35.
First, we convert the fraction components, i.e., the numerator and the denominator, and transform them into the division constituents, i.e., the Dividend and the Divisor, respectively.
This can be done as follows:
Dividend = 1
Divisor = 35
Now, we introduce the most important quantity in our division process: the Quotient. The value represents the Solution to our division and can be expressed as having the following relationship with the Division constituents:
Quotient = Dividend $\div$ Divisor = 1 $\div$ 35
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. The solution for fraction 1/35 is given in figure 1.
1/35 Long Division Method
We start solving a problem using the Long Division Method by first taking apart the division’s components and comparing them. As we have 1 and 35, we can see how 1 is Smaller than 35, and to solve this division, we require that 1 be Bigger than 35.
This is done by multiplying the dividend by 10 and checking whether it is bigger than the divisor or not. If so, we calculate the Multiple of the divisor closest to the dividend and subtract it from the Dividend. This produces the Remainder, which we then use as the dividend later.
After multiplying the dividend 1 by 10, we get 10 which is smaller than 35. That means the division is not possible. So to make it bigger than 35, the 10 is again multiplied by 10 which gives us 100. This is done by putting a zero in the quotient after the decimal point.
Now, we begin solving for our dividend 100.
We take this 100 and divide it by 35; this can be done as follows:
100 $\div$ 35 $\approx$ 2
35 x 2 = 70
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 100 – 70 = 30. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 30 into 300 and solving for that:
300 $\div$ 35 $\approx$ 8
35 x 8 = 280
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.028, with a Remainder equal to 20.
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