# What is 2/4 as a decimal?

A decimal number is a number that has the whole number part and the fractional part that is are separated by a decimal point. For example, 2.3 is a decimal number in which 2 is a whole number part and 3 is a fractional part.

## Answer: 2/4 as a decimal is 0.5

Let's look into the division method to write 2/4 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

### Solving 2/4 as a decimal using division method

To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by denominator.

Here, the fraction is 2/4 which means we need to perform 2 ÷ 4

Since the numerator is less than the denominator, we have to put the decimal first in the quotient.

By proceeding with the long division method we have obtained 2/4 as a decimal is 0.5.

This gives the Quotient as 0.5. So, 2/4 as a decimal is 0.5

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