# 2/13 as a Decimal 2/13 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 2/13 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

2/13 as a Decimal Expansion
2/13 = 0.1538
Hence,
2/13 as a decimal equals to 0.1538
where,
2/13 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 2/13 is 0.1538

2/13 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 2/13 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 2 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 13.

For values other than 2/13, use this below tool:

## How-to: 2/13 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 2/13 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 2/13

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 2/13.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 2/13, so find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator. Since the denominator is having 1 more digits than the numerator, multiply 100 with both numerator and denominator of 2/13.
= 2/13 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 2/13 x 1/100
= 200/13 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 200/13 x 1/100
= 195 + 5/13 x 1/100
= ( 195/13 + 5/13) x 1/100
= (15 + 5/13 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 5/13 in the above expression:
= (15 + 5/13 ) x 1/100
= (15 + 0.385) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (15 + 0.385) x 1/100
= 15.385 x 1/100
= 15.385/100
2/13= 0.15385

Hence,
2/13 as a decimal is 0.15385 