Do you wish to convert 13/16 to decimal? Here is a simple way to do so.

Conversion of a fraction to a decimal is very crucial learning in terms of mathematical expression. The fraction 13/16 here is to be converted to decimals and we will show you the required steps to do so.

**What is 30/4 as a decimal? **16/16 = 0.8125

## Basic Concept

1) A fraction is usually divided into two parts that are the numerator and the denominator.

2) The numerator is referred to the numbers or the digits that are present above the line of fraction and the denominator is regarded as the digits below the line of division.

3) During division, the numerator becomes the dividend and the denominator acts as the divisor.

## Calculations to convert 13/16 to decimal

The conversion of a fraction to decimals is very simple and all you need to do is divide the numerator 13 by the denominator 16 to yield the required results.

So,

#### 13÷16 = 0.8125

#### 13/16 = 0.8125

That is all that you need to know about the conversion of a fraction to decimals and it can be done in a single step without much trouble. You need to keep practicing with random fractions so that you can master this technique well.

## What is the need for you to convert a fraction to decimals?

1) A fraction is often converted to decimals as it is a better way of representing the answer to any mathematical problem.

2) In daily life, we always deal with the prices and the weights of the objects in decimals as it becomes easier for us to compare seven values in the form of decimals and find out which is greater or smaller.

3) If you are in a shop purchasing a good then the shopkeeper will tell you the price in form of decimal and in a similar way sometimes you need to buy a certain product of a certain weight mentioned in decimals.

4) When you need to add a particular ingredient to your food, the quantity is often mentioned in fractions which you need to convert to decimals before you add it to your recipe.

**Also read: **What is 7/8 as a Decimal?

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