# SOLUTION: I have a problem where I have to convert 25/10 and 251/100 to decimals. For 25/10 my answer is 0.25. For 251/100 my answer is .251. I am not sure if my answers are correct.

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 Question 42230: I have a problem where I have to convert 25/10 and 251/100 to decimals. For 25/10 my answer is 0.25. For 251/100 my answer is .251. I am not sure if my answers are correct.Answer by psbhowmick(804)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!No; the correct answers are 2.5 and 2.51 respectively. Remember: For division with 10 (1 zero after 1) the decimal point shifts one place to the left and for that with 100 (2 zeros after 1) the decimal point shifts 2 places to the left. Similarly, it shifts 4 places to the left while dividing with 10000 (4 zero after 1)