# What is 9/4 as a decimal?

We can also define a decimal number as the number whose fractional part and the whole number part are separated by a decimal point. The point in a decimal number is called a decimal point.

## Answer: 9/4 as a decimal is 2.25

Let's look into the two methods to write 9/4 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

### Method 1: Solving 9/4 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 9/4 which means we need to perform 9 ÷ 4

This gives the answer as 2.25. So, 9/4 as a decimal is 2.25

### Method 2: Solving 9/4 as a decimal by converting the denominator to powers of 10

Step 1: Find a number such that we can multiply by the denominator of the fraction to make it 10 or 100 or 1000 and so on.

Step 2: Multiply both numerator and denominator by that number to convert it into its equivalent fraction.

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.

9/4 = (9 × 25) / (4 × 25) = 225/100 = 2.25

Irrespective of the methods used, the answer to 9/4 as a decimal will always remain the same.

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