# What is 7/2 as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part 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 the decimal part.

## Answer: 7/2 as a decimal is equal to 3.5

Let's look into the division method to write 7/2 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

### Solving 7/2 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 7/2 which means we need to perform 7 ÷ 2

Since the dividend is not perfectly divisible, we have to put the decimal in the quotient.

By proceeding with the long division method we have obtained 7/2 as a decimal is 3.5.

This gives the Quotient as 3.5 and Remainder equal to 0. So, 7/2 as a decimal is 3.5

You can also verify your answer using Cuemath's Fraction to Decimal Calculator.

### Thus, 7/2 as a decimal is equal to 3.5

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