# 17/3 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 17/3 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 17/3 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

17/3 as a Decimal Expansion
17/3 = 5.6667
Hence,
17/3 as a decimal equals to 5.6667
where,
17/3 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 17/3 is 5.6667

17/3 as a Mixed Number
17/3 = (15 + 2)/3
= 15/3 + 2/3
= 5 + 2/3
= 5 2/3
17/3 = 5 2/3

Hence,
17/3 as a mixed number is 5 2/3
where,
17/3 is a given fraction,
5 2/3 is the mixed number representation of 17/3.

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## How-to: 17/3 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 17/3 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 17/3

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 17/3.

step 2 The numerator is greater than the denominator of the fraction 17/3, so write the given fraction in the expression form in terms of denominator as like the below:
= 17/3
= 15 + 2/3
= (5 x 3) + 2/3

step 3 Make the above expression as individual fractions:
= (5 x 3)/3 + 2/3

step 4 Simplify the above expression:
= 5 x 3/3 + 2/3
= 5 + 2/3
5 + 2/3 can be written as a mixed number 5 2/3.

step 5 Find the decimal equivalent for the fractional part 2/3 in the above expression:
Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator of fractional part 2/3. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 2/3.
= 5 + (2/3 x 10/10)

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= 5 + (20/3 x 1/10)
= 5 + (18 + 2/3 x 1/10)
= 5 + [(18/3 + 2/3 ) x 1/10]
= 5 + [(6 + 2/3) x 1/10]

step 7 Repeat the step 5 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 2/3 in the above expression:
= 5 + [(6 + 2/3) x 1/10]
= 5 + [(6 + 0.67) x 1/10]
= 5 + (6.67 x 1/10)
= 5 + 6.67/10
= 5 + 0.667

step 8 Find the sum of above expression:
= 5 + 0.667
= 5.667
17/3 = 5.667

Hence,
17/3 as a decimal is 5.667
17/3 as a mixed number is 5 2/3 