What Is 63/64 as a Decimal + Solution With Free Steps
The fraction 63/64 as a decimal is equal to 0.984.
A fractional number such as o/j is the usual representation of a division operation. Here, the number o is the numerator and the number j is the denominator. This can be approximated into a decimal number for clarity.
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 63/64.
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 = 63
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 = 63 $\div$ 64
This is when we go through the Long Division solution to our problem. Given is the Long division process in Figure 1:
63/64 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 63 and 64, we can see how 63 is Smaller than 64, and to solve this division, we require that 63 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 63, which after getting multiplied by 10 becomes 630.
We take this 630 and divide it by 64; this can be done as follows:
630 $\div$ 64 $\approx$ 9
64 x 9 = 576
This will lead to the generation of a Remainder equal to 630 – 576 = 54. Now this means we have to repeat the process by Converting the 54 into 540 and solving for that:
540 $\div$ 64 $\approx$ 8
64 x 8 = 512
This, therefore, produces another Remainder which is equal to 540 – 512 = 28. Now we must solve this problem to Third Decimal Place for accuracy, so we repeat the process with dividend 280.
280 $\div$ 64 $\approx$ 4
64 x 4 = 256
Finally, we have a Quotient generated after combining the three pieces of it as 0.984, with a Remainder equal to 24.
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