What Is 22/25 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 22/25 as a decimal is equal to 0.88.
There are two types of numbers in a fraction. Rational Numbers and Irrational numbers. Rational numbers are those numbers that have a terminating value in their decimal form where as Irrational numbers do not have a terminating value and can be written for infinity.
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 22/25.
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 seen done as follows:
Dividend = 22
Divisor = 25
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 = 22 $\div$ 25
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. The long division is shown below in Figure 1:
22/25 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 22 and 25, we can see how 22 is Smaller than 25, and to solve this division, we require that 22 be Bigger than 25.
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.
Now, we begin solving for our dividend 22, which after getting multiplied by 10 becomes 220.
We take this 220 and divide it by 25; this can be seen done as follows:
220 $\div$ 25 $\approx$ 8
25 x 8 = 200
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 220 – 200 = 20. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 20 into 200 and solving for that:
200 $\div$ 25 $\approx$ 8
25 x 8 = 200
This, therefore, produces another remainder which is equal to 200 – 200 = 0.
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the two pieces of it as 0.88, with a Remainder equal to 0.
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