23/9 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 23/9 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.**23/9 as a Decimal Expansion**

23/9 = 2.5556

Hence,

23/9 as a decimal equals to **2.5556**

__where,__

23/9 is a given fraction,

The decimal expansion of 23/9 is 2.5556

**23/9 as a Mixed Number**

23/9 = (18 + 5)/9

= 18/9 + 5/9

= 2 + 5/9

= 2 5/9

23/9 = 2 5/9

Hence,

23/9 as a mixed number is **2 ^{5}/_{9}**

23/9 is a given fraction,

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The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 23/9 as a decimal equivalent.

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

The fraction = 23/9__What to be found:__

Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 23/9.

step 2 The numerator is greater than the denominator of the fraction 23/9, so write the given fraction in the expression form in terms of denominator as like the below:

= 23/9

= 18 + 5/9

= (2 x 9) + 5/9

step 3 Make the above expression as individual fractions:

= (2 x 9)/9 + 5/9

step 4 Simplify the above expression:

= 2 x 9/9 + 5/9

= 2 + 5/9

2 + 5/9 can be written as a mixed number 2 ^{5}/_{9}.

step 5 Find the decimal equivalent for the fractional part 5/9 in the above expression:

Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator of fractional part 5/9. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 5/9.

= 2 + (5/9 x 10/10)

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:

= 2 + (50/9 x 1/10)

= 2 + (45 + 5/9 x 1/10)

= 2 + [(45/9 + 5/9 ) x 1/10]

= 2 + [(5 + 5/9) x 1/10]

step 7 Repeat the step 5 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 5/9 in the above expression:

= 2 + [(5 + 5/9) x 1/10]

= 2 + [(5 + 0.56) x 1/10]

= 2 + (5.56 x 1/10)

= 2 + 5.56/10

= 2 + 0.556

step 8 Find the sum of above expression:

= 2 + 0.556

= 2.556

23/9 = 2.556

Hence,

23/9 as a decimal is 2.556

23/9 as a mixed number is 2 ^{5}/_{9}