# 3/2 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 3/2 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 3/2 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

3/2 as a Decimal Expansion
3/2 = 1.5
Hence,
3/2 as a decimal equals to 1.5
where,
3/2 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 3/2 is 1.5

3/2 as a Mixed Number
3/2 = (2 + 1)/2
= 2/2 + 1/2
= 1 + 1/2
= 1 1/2
3/2 = 1 1/2

Hence,
3/2 as a mixed number is 1 1/2
where,
3/2 is a given fraction,
1 1/2 is the mixed number representation of 3/2.

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## How-to: 3/2 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 3/2 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 3/2

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 3/2.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 5 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 3/2 x 5/5
= 15/10

step 3 The numerator 15 of fraction 15/10 can also be expressed as 15.00. Being 10 as the denominator, move the decimal point 1 decimal places from right to left in the numerator to write the fraction as decimal number.
= 15/10
= 1.5

Hence,
3/2 as a decimal is 1.5 