# 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.

## 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