What is 9/10 as a decimal?
A fraction can be a portion or section of any quantity out of a whole. We will express 9/10 as a decimal.
Answer: 9/10 is written as a decimal number 0.9
Let's convert 9/10 as a decimal using the following two methods.
Method 1: Writing 9/10 as a decimal using the division method
Here, the fraction is 9/10 which means we need to perform 9 ÷ 10
Since the numerator is less than the denominator, we will perform 90/10 which is equal to 9
9/10 = (90/10) ÷ 10 = 0.9
This gives the answer as 0.9. So, 9/10 as a decimal is 0.9
Method 2: Writing 9/10 as a decimal by converting the denominator to powers of 10
Step 3: Then write down just the numerator, putting the decimal point in the correct place, that is, one space from the right-hand side for every zero in the denominator.
9/10 = (9 × 1) / (10 × 1) = 9/10 = 0.9
Irrespective of the methods used, the answer to 9/10 as a decimal will always remain the same.
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