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    5/42 as a Decimal

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    5/42 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/42 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    5/42 as a Decimal Expansion
    5/42 = 0.119
    Hence,
    5/42 as a decimal equals to 0.119
    where,
    5/42 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 5/42 is 0.119

    5/42 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 5/42 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 42.

    For values other than 5/42, use this below tool:

    How-to: 5/42 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/42 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 5/42

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/42.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/42, 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 5/42.
    = 5/42 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 5/42 x 1/100
    = 500/42 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 500/42 x 1/100
    = 462 + 38/42 x 1/100
    = ( 462/42 + 38/42) x 1/100
    = (11 + 38/42 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 38/42 in the above expression:
    = (11 + 38/42 ) x 1/100
    = (11 + 0.905) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (11 + 0.905) x 1/100
    = 11.905 x 1/100
    = 11.905/100
    5/42= 0.11905

    Hence,
    5/42 as a decimal is 0.11905


    Quick Reference Table: 5/42 as a Decimal

    The below quick reference table for the nearest values of fraction 5/42 provides the equivalent value in decimal form.

    Fractionas a Decimal
    8/420.1905
    7/420.1667
    6/420.1429
    5/420.119
    4/420.0952
    5/390.12821
    5/400.125
    5/410.12195
    5/430.11628
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