# Fraction to Decimal Calculator Online Tool

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## About Fraction to Decimal Calculator Online Tool:

This online Fraction to Decimal Calculator helps you to convert one Fraction number into a decimal number. Put numerator and denominator into the textbox, the decimal result will show below.

## Fraction Number System:

Fraction represents a part of a whole, the field above the black line is the numerator, the field below the black line is the denominator. While both the numerator and the denominator are natural numbers, the fraction it self sometimes can't be represented as natural numbers.

## Decimal Numeral System:

Decimal numeral system (also called Hindu-Arabic, or Arabic) has 10 digits, include `(0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)`

, it's the most used number system in our daily life. Decimal numeral system is also
one of the most ancient number system, it's inspired by 10 fingers of human.

## How to convert from fraction to decimal?

Expand the numerator and the denominator at the same time and then divide the numerator by the fraction's denominator.

## Fraction to Decimal conversion table:

Fraction | Decimal | Fraction | Decimal |
---|---|---|---|

1/2 | 0.5 | 1/6 | 0.16666667 |

1/3 | 0.33333333 | 2/6 | 0.33333333 |

2/3 | 0.66666667 | 3/6 | 0.5 |

1/4 | 0.25 | 4/6 | 0.66666667 |

2/4 | 0.5 | 5/6 | 0.83333333 |

3/4 | 0.75 | 1/7 | 0.14285714 |

1/5 | 0.2 | 2/7 | 0.28571429 |

2/5 | 0.4 | 3/7 | 0.42857143 |

3/5 | 0.6 | 4/7 | 0.57142858 |

4/5 | 0.8 | 5/7 | 0.71428571 |

## More information:

Wikipedia (Fraction): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraction_(mathematics)

Wikipedia (Decimal): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal

## Convert Fraction to Decimal with Python:

def fraction_to_decimal(numerator, denominator): return numerator / denominator numerator_input = 12 denominator_input = 72 decimal_output = fraction_to_decimal(numerator_input, denominator_input) print('decimal result is:{0}'.format(decimal_output)) ------------------- decimal result is:0.16666666666666666