15/17 as a Decimal 15/17 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 15/17 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

15/17 as a Decimal Expansion
15/17 = 0.8824
Hence,
15/17 as a decimal equals to 0.8824
where,
15/17 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 15/17 is 0.8824

15/17 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 15/17 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 15 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 17.

For values other than 15/17, use this below tool:

How-to: 15/17 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 15/17 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 15/17

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 15/17.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 15/17, 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 100 with both numerator and denominator of 15/17.
= 15/17 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 15/17 x 1/100
= 1500/17 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 1500/17 x 1/100
= 1496 + 4/17 x 1/100
= ( 1496/17 + 4/17) x 1/100
= (88 + 4/17 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 4/17 in the above expression:
= (88 + 4/17 ) x 1/100
= (88 + 0.235) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (88 + 0.235) x 1/100
= 88.235 x 1/100
= 88.235/100
15/17= 0.88235

Hence,
15/17 as a decimal is 0.88235

Quick Reference Table: 15/17 as a Decimal

The below quick reference table for the nearest values of fraction 15/17 provides the equivalent value in decimal form.

Fractionas a Decimal
18/171.0588
16/170.9412
15/170.8824
14/170.8235
15/141.07143
15/151
15/160.9375
15/180.83333 