# 12/17 as a Decimal 12/17 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 12/17 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

12/17 as a Decimal Expansion
12/17 = 0.7059
Hence,
12/17 as a decimal equals to 0.7059
where,
12/17 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 12/17 is 0.7059

12/17 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 12/17 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 12 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 17.

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## How-to: 12/17 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 12/17 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 12/17

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 12/17.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 12/17, so find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 12/17.
= 12/17 x 10/10

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 10 x 12/17 x 1/10
= 120/17 x 1/10

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 120/17 x 1/10
= 119 + 1/17 x 1/10
= ( 119/17 + 1/17) x 1/10
= (7 + 1/17 ) x 1/10

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 1/17 in the above expression:
= (7 + 1/17 ) x 1/10
= (7 + 0.059) x 1/10

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (7 + 0.059) x 1/10
= 7.059 x 1/10
= 7.059/10
12/17= 0.7059

Hence,
12/17 as a decimal is 0.7059 