What Is 58/64 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 58/64 as a decimal is equal to 0.906.
Fractions are the representatives of parts from whole items. The symbol for fractions is ‘/’. They are written in the form of p/q. If the value of p is less than q then this will be called a proper fraction
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 58/64.
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 = 58
Divisor = 64
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 = 58 $\div$ 64
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem.
58/64 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 58 and 64, we can see how 58 is Smaller than 64, and to solve this division, we require that 58 be Bigger than 64.
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 58, which after getting multiplied by 10 becomes 580.
We take this 580 and divide it by 64; this can be done as follows:
580 $\div$ 64 $\approx$ 9
64 x 9 = 576
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 580 – 576 = 4. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 4 into 40 and solving for that:
Since if 4 is multiplied by 10 it becomes 40, which is still a smaller value than 64, we multiply 40 by 10 again to make it 400. For this, we add a zero in the quotient just after the decimal point. It makes 400 bigger than 64 and divisions are possible now.
Now we begin solving our dividend 400
400 $\div$ 64 $\approx$ 6
64 x 6 = 384
This, therefore, produces another Remainder which is equal to 400 – 384 = 16.
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.906, with a Remainder equal to 16.
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