# What Is 48/80 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps

The fraction 48/80 as a decimal is equal to 0.6.

One of the most fundamental mathematical operations is division. There are numerous ways to perform the division, including long division. Typically, the division is expressed in the fractional form (a/b) or decimal form.

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,Â which we will discuss in detail moving forward. So, letâ€™s go through the Solution of fraction 48/80.

## 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 = 48

Divisor = 80

Now, we introduce the most important quantity in our division process: theÂ 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 = 48 $\div$ 80

This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. Figure 1 represents how the long division method takes place:

Figure 1

## 48/80 Long Division Method

We start solving a problem using the Long Division Method by first taking apart the divisionâ€™s components and comparing them. As we have 48 and 80, we can see how 48 is Smaller than 80, and to solve this division, we require that 48 be Bigger than 80.

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 48, which after getting multiplied by 10 becomes 480.

We take this 480 and divide it by 80; this can be done as follows:

Â 480 $\div$ 80 $=$ 6

Where:

80 x 6 = 480

This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 480 â€“ 480 = 0.

Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.6=z, with a Remainder equal to 0.

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