13/40 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 13/40 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.**13/40 as a Decimal Expansion**

13/40 = 0.325

Hence,

13/40 as a decimal equals to **0.325**

__where,__

13/40 is a given fraction,

The decimal expansion of 13/40 is 0.325**13/40 as a Mixed Number**

The given fraction 13/40 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 13 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 40.

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 13/40 as a decimal equivalent.

step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:__Input values:__

The fraction = 13/40__What to be found:__

Find the decimal expansion of fraction 13/40.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 13/40, so find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 13/40.

= 13/40 x 10/10

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:

= 10 x 13/40 x 1/10

= 130/40 x 1/10

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:

= 130/40 x 1/10

= 120 + 10/40 x 1/10

= ( 120/40 + 10/40) x 1/10

= (3 + 10/40 ) x 1/10

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 10/40 in the above expression:

= (3 + 10/40 ) x 1/10

= (3 + 0.25) x 1/10

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:

= (3 + 0.25) x 1/10

= 3.25 x 1/10

= 3.25/10

13/40= 0.325

Hence,

13/40 as a decimal is 0.325