What is 1/5 as a decimal?

Answer 1/5 as a decimal can be expressed in 0.2

Let’s convert 1/5 into one decimal.


Given fraction 1/5

Multiply the numerator and denominator by a number so that the denominator can be expressed as a power of 10.

(1×2)/(5×2) = 2/10

Thus, 2/10=0.2 (The decimal point is moved one position to the left since the denominator is 10)

Another method of expressing 1/5 in decimal form is by dividing 1 by 5. So, 1 / 5 = 0.2

Thus, 1/5 as decimal is 0.2

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