# What is 9/16 as a decimal?

## Answer: 9/16 as a decimal is 0.5625

A decimal is a whole number component with a fractional element. The entire and partially whole quantities may be numerically represented by decimal numbers, which sit between integers.

There are two ways to turn “9/16” into a decimal.

Explanation:

**First Method:** Division

Simply dividing 9 by 16 will allow you to convert the fraction 9/16 into a decimal. There will be a result of 0.5625 for you.

**Second Method**: Raising the Denominator to the Power of 10

**Step 1:**Choose a number (for example, 5) in such a way that the product of that number and the denominator (16) comes out to be a power of ten.**Step 2:**Multiply both the numerator and the denominator by 5 to get an equal fraction. You’ll get 9/16 x 5/5 as a result. Next, we multiply 9 x 5 and 16 x 5 to get 45/80 or 0.5625.

## FAQ on Converting Fractions

### What is 5/8 as a decimal?

5/8 as a decimal is 0.625.

### What is 3/4 as a decimal?

3/4 as a decimal is 0.75.

### What is 7/8 as a decimal?

7/8 as a decimal is 0.875.