# A decimal number is one in which the full number and fractional parts are separated by a decimal point.

**Answer: 4/5 as a decimal is 0.8**

Let’s look at the two ways to express 4/5 in decimal form.

**Explanation: **

**Method 1: Using the division method, write 4/5 as a decimal.**

Any fraction may be converted to decimal form by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

The fraction, in this case, is 4/5, which implies we must execute 4 5 operations.

As a result, the answer is 0.8. As a decimal, 4/5 equals 0.8.

**Method 2: By converting the denominator to powers of 10, you may write 4/5 as a decimal.**

Step 1:Find a number that can be multiplied by the fraction’s denominator to make it 10, 100, 1000, and so on.

Step 2: To convert it to an equivalent fraction, multiply both the numerator and denominator by that value.

Step 3: Then just write down the numerator, with the decimal point in the proper location, one space from the right-hand side for each zero in the denominator.

4/5 = (4 × 2) / (5 × 2) = 8/10 = 0.8

The answer of 4/5 as a decimal will always be the same, regardless of the techniques employed.