# What is 7/16 as a decimal?

Fractions and decimals are two ways to represent the same numbers. A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point. A fraction is represented as a numerical value that is defined as a part of a whole.

## Answer: 7/16 as a decimal is equal to 0.4375.

Let's convert the given fraction 7/16 to a decimal number.

**Explanation:**

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

Here the fraction is 7/16 which means we need to perform 7 ÷ 16 = 0.4375.

So, 7/16 as a decimal is 0.4375.

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