# 21/50 as a Decimal 21/50 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 21/50 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

21/50 as a Decimal Expansion
21/50 = 0.42
Hence,
21/50 as a decimal equals to 0.42
where,
21/50 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 21/50 is 0.42

21/50 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 21/50 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 21 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 50.

For values other than 21/50, use this below tool:

## How-to: 21/50 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 21/50 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 21/50

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 21/50.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 21/50 x 2/2
= 42/100

step 3 The numerator 42 of fraction 42/100 can also be expressed as 42.00. Being 100 as the denominator, move the decimal point 2 decimal places from right to left in the numerator to write the fraction as decimal number.
= 42/100
= 0.42

Hence,
21/50 as a decimal is 0.42 