What Is 25/66 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 25/66 as a decimal is equal to 0.378.
Division is one of the basic arithmetic operations. When the division occurs it can produce either a decimal or an integer. If the dividend is less than the divisor we get the decimal quotient. Otherwise, we get an integer in the quotient.
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 25/66.
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 = 66
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 $\div$ 66
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. Figure 1 demonstrates the long division for the 25/66 fraction.
25/66 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 66, we can see how 25 is Smaller than 66, and to solve this division, we require that 25 be Bigger than 66.
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 66; this can be done as follows:
250 $\div$ 66 $\approx$ 3
66 x 3 = 198
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 250 – 198 = 52. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 52 into 520 and solving for that:
520 $\div$ 66 $\approx$ 7
66 x 7 = 462
This, therefore, produces another Remainder equal to 520 – 462 = 58. Now we must solve this problem to the Third Decimal Place for accuracy, so we repeat the process with dividend 580.
580 $\div$ 66 $\approx$ 8
66 x 8 = 528
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.378, with a Remainder equal to 52.
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