# 5/2 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 5/2 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/2 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

5/2 as a Decimal Expansion
5/2 = 2.5
Hence,
5/2 as a decimal equals to 2.5
where,
5/2 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 5/2 is 2.5

5/2 as a Mixed Number
5/2 = (4 + 1)/2
= 4/2 + 1/2
= 2 + 1/2
= 2 1/2
5/2 = 2 1/2

Hence,
5/2 as a mixed number is 2 1/2
where,
5/2 is a given fraction,
2 1/2 is the mixed number representation of 5/2.

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## How-to: 5/2 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/2 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 5/2

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 5/2.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 5 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 5/2 x 5/5
= 25/10

step 3 The numerator 25 of fraction 25/10 can also be expressed as 25.00. 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.
= 25/10
= 2.5

Hence,
5/2 as a decimal is 2.5 