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    23/42 as a Decimal

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    23/42 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 23/42 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    23/42 as a Decimal Expansion
    23/42 = 0.5476
    Hence,
    23/42 as a decimal equals to 0.5476
    where,
    23/42 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 23/42 is 0.5476

    23/42 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 23/42 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 23 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 42.

    For values other than 23/42, use this below tool:

    How-to: 23/42 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 23/42 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 23/42

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 23/42.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 23/42, 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 23/42.
    = 23/42 x 10/10


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 10 x 23/42 x 1/10
    = 230/42 x 1/10


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 230/42 x 1/10
    = 210 + 20/42 x 1/10
    = ( 210/42 + 20/42) x 1/10
    = (5 + 20/42 ) x 1/10


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 20/42 in the above expression:
    = (5 + 20/42 ) x 1/10
    = (5 + 0.476) x 1/10


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (5 + 0.476) x 1/10
    = 5.476 x 1/10
    = 5.476/10
    23/42= 0.5476

    Hence,
    23/42 as a decimal is 0.5476


    Quick Reference Table: 23/42 as a Decimal

    The below quick reference table for the nearest values of fraction 23/42 provides the equivalent value in decimal form.

    Fractionas a Decimal
    26/420.619
    25/420.5952
    24/420.5714
    23/420.5476
    22/420.5238
    23/390.58974
    23/400.575
    23/410.56098
    23/430.53488
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