banner

What Is 4/90 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps

The fraction 4/90 as a decimal is equal to 0.044.

Fractions are expressions that use the division operator to divide a bigger number into smaller parts. To get the precise answer for the division they are converted to their decimal form.

The fraction 4/90 produces a recurring decimal quotient upon solving. The digit ‘4‘ in the quotient is a repeating and infinitely occuring digit.

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 4/90.

Solution

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 = 4

Divisor = 90

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 = 4 $\div$ 90

This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. The solution is given in the following figure.

4/90 Long Division Method

Figure 1

4/90 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 4 and 90, we can see how 4 is Smaller than 90, and to solve this division, we require that 4 be Bigger than 90.

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.

Since dividend 4 is smaller than the divisor which is 90 division is not possible. Therefore it is multiplied by 10 and the new dividend is 40. As 40 is also lesser than the number 90, it is required to make it bigger. For this, we add an extra zero in the quotient and multiply 40 by 10 to get 400.

Now, the division is possible and we begin solving for our dividend 400.

We take this 400 and divide it by 90; this can be done as follows:

 400 $\div$ 90 $\approx$ 4

Where:

90 x 4 = 360

This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 400 – 360 = 40. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 40 into 400 and solving for that:

400 $\div$ 90 $\approx$ 4

Where:

90 x 4 = 360

Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.044, with a Remainder equal to 40.

Images/mathematical drawings are created with GeoGebra.

5/23 As A Decimal< Fractions to Decimals List > 4/74 As A Decimal

5/5 - (5 votes)