# Decimal calculator

## Result:

### 1 / 2 = 0.5

Spelled result in words is zero point five.

### Calculation steps

1. Divide: 1 / 2 = 0.5
The calculator makes basic and advanced operations with decimals, real numbers and integers. It also shows detailed step-by-step information about calculation procedure. Solve problems with two, three or more decimals in one expression. Add, subtract and multiply decimals step-by-step. This calculator uses addition, subtraction, multiplication or division for calculations on positive or negative decimal numbers, integers, real numbers and whole numbers. This online decimals calculator will help you understand how to add, subtract, multiply or divide decimals.The calculator follows well-known rules for order of operations. The most common mnemonics for remembering this order of operations are:
PEMDAS - Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.
BEDMAS - Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction
BODMAS - Brackets, Of or Order, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction.
GEMDAS - Grouping Symbols - brackets (){}, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.
Be careful, always do multiplication and division before addition and subtraction. Some operators (+ and -) and (* and /) has the same priority and then must evaluate from left to right.

#### Examples:

addition of decimals: -1.5 + 2.45
multiplying decimals: 0.25 * 0.2
division of a decimals: 5.2 / 0.5
parenthesis: 3 + 7{4 + 3[2-(8 - 4)×3] + 5}×2
2nd power and order of evaluation: 6^2-(2*7+4^2)
cube root: cuberoot(27)
Convert fraction to a decimal: 3/4
decimals and mixed numbers: 1.5 - 1 1/5

## Decimals in word problems:

• Factors Can the expression ? be factored into rational factors?
• Whole numbers Pavol wrote down a number that is both rational and a whole number. What is one possible number she could have written down?
• Distance of numbers Which number has the same distance from the numbers -5.65 and 7.25 on the numerical axis?
• Strange x For what x is true x=12x?
• One sixth How many sixths are two thirds?
• Expanded form What is the expanded form of 0.21?
• Ratio Increase in the ratio 20:4 number 18.5.
• Determine the number Determine the number x that ?.
• Number Is number 5.146852 irrational?
• Expression If it is true that ? is:
• If you 5 If you have 0.08 what is the form in thousandths?
• Percentages and numbers How many percent is number 69 smaller than number 276?
• Find the 11 Find the quotient of 229.12 and 12.32
• Equation 11 Solve equation: ?
• Ratio v2 Decrease in the ratio 12:16 number 13.2. How much and how many times is 72.1 greater than 0.00721? What is the product of 0.97 and the next odd decimal number?