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    7/40 as a Decimal

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    7/40 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 7/40 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    7/40 as a Decimal Expansion
    7/40 = 0.175
    Hence,
    7/40 as a decimal equals to 0.175
    where,
    7/40 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 7/40 is 0.175

    7/40 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 7/40 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 7 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 40.

    For values other than 7/40, use this below tool:

    How-to: 7/40 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 7/40 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 7/40

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 7/40.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 7/40, 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 7/40.
    = 7/40 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 7/40 x 1/100
    = 700/40 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 700/40 x 1/100
    = 680 + 20/40 x 1/100
    = ( 680/40 + 20/40) x 1/100
    = (17 + 20/40 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 20/40 in the above expression:
    = (17 + 20/40 ) x 1/100
    = (17 + 0.5) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (17 + 0.5) x 1/100
    = 17.5 x 1/100
    = 17.5/100
    7/40= 0.175

    Hence,
    7/40 as a decimal is 0.175


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