# 17/20 as a Decimal 17/20 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 17/20 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

17/20 as a Decimal Expansion
17/20 = 0.85
Hence,
17/20 as a decimal equals to 0.85
where,
17/20 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 17/20 is 0.85

17/20 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 17/20 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 17 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 20.

For values other than 17/20, use this below tool:

## How-to: 17/20 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 17/20 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 17/20

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 17/20.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 5 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 17/20 x 5/5
= 85/100

step 3 The numerator 85 of fraction 85/100 can also be expressed as 85.00. Being 100 as the denominator, move the decimal point 2 decimal places from right to left in the numerator to write the fraction as decimal number.
= 85/100
= 0.85

Hence,
17/20 as a decimal is 0.85 