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    5/36 as a Decimal

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    5/36 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/36 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    5/36 as a Decimal Expansion
    5/36 = 0.1389
    Hence,
    5/36 as a decimal equals to 0.1389
    where,
    5/36 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 5/36 is 0.1389

    5/36 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 5/36 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 36.

    For values other than 5/36, use this below tool:

    How-to: 5/36 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/36 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 5/36

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/36.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/36, 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 5/36.
    = 5/36 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 5/36 x 1/100
    = 500/36 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 500/36 x 1/100
    = 468 + 32/36 x 1/100
    = ( 468/36 + 32/36) x 1/100
    = (13 + 32/36 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 32/36 in the above expression:
    = (13 + 32/36 ) x 1/100
    = (13 + 0.889) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (13 + 0.889) x 1/100
    = 13.889 x 1/100
    = 13.889/100
    5/36= 0.13889

    Hence,
    5/36 as a decimal is 0.13889


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