# 49/8 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 49/8 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 49/8 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

49/8 as a Decimal Expansion
49/8 = 6.125
Hence,
49/8 as a decimal equals to 6.125
where,
49/8 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 49/8 is 6.125

49/8 as a Mixed Number
49/8 = (48 + 1)/8
= 48/8 + 1/8
= 6 + 1/8
= 6 1/8
49/8 = 6 1/8

Hence,
49/8 as a mixed number is 6 1/8
where,
49/8 is a given fraction,
6 1/8 is the mixed number representation of 49/8.

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## How-to: 49/8 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 49/8 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 49/8

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 49/8.

step 2 The numerator is greater than the denominator of the fraction 49/8, so write the given fraction in the expression form in terms of denominator as like the below:
= 49/8
= 48 + 1/8
= (6 x 8) + 1/8

step 3 Make the above expression as individual fractions:
= (6 x 8)/8 + 1/8

step 4 Simplify the above expression:
= 6 x 8/8 + 1/8
= 6 + 1/8
6 + 1/8 can be written as a mixed number 6 1/8.

step 5 Find the decimal equivalent for the fractional part 1/8 in the above expression:
Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator of fractional part 1/8. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 1/8.
= 6 + (1/8 x 10/10)

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= 6 + (10/8 x 1/10)
= 6 + (8 + 2/8 x 1/10)
= 6 + [(8/8 + 2/8 ) x 1/10]
= 6 + [(1 + 2/8) x 1/10]

step 7 Repeat the step 5 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 2/8 in the above expression:
= 6 + [(1 + 2/8) x 1/10]
= 6 + [(1 + 0.25) x 1/10]
= 6 + (1.25 x 1/10)
= 6 + 1.25/10
= 6 + 0.125

step 8 Find the sum of above expression:
= 6 + 0.125
= 6.125
49/8 = 6.125

Hence,
49/8 as a decimal is 6.125
49/8 as a mixed number is 6 1/8 