What Is 25/31 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 25/31 as a decimal is equal to 0.806451612.
Fractions are those terms in mathematics which have a denominator and numerator. Fraction has 3 types and these types are proper, improper and mixed fractions. A fraction represents any value or number which has equal parts.
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 25/31.
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 = 25
Divisor = 31
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 = 25 $\div$ 31
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem.
25/31 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 25 and 31, we can see how 25 is Smaller than 31, and to solve this division, we require that 25 be Bigger than 31.
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 25, which after getting multiplied by 10 becomes 250.
We take this 250 and divide it by 31; this can be done as follows:
250 $\div$ 31 $\approx$ 8
31 x 8 = 248
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 250 – 248 = 2. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 2 into 20.
Still, the dividend is less than the divisor, so we will multiply it by 10 again. For that, we have to add the zero in the quotient. So, by multiplying the dividend by 10 twice in the same step and by adding zero after the decimal point in the quotient, we now have a dividend of 200.
200 $\div$ 31 $\approx$ 6
31 x 6 = 186
This, therefore, produces another Remainder which is equal to 200 – 186 = 4.
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the pieces of it as 0.806, with a Remainder equal to 14.
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