# 17/5 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 17/5 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 17/5 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

17/5 as a Decimal Expansion
17/5 = 3.4
Hence,
17/5 as a decimal equals to 3.4
where,
17/5 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 17/5 is 3.4

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

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

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## How-to: 17/5 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 17/5 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 17/5

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 17/5.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 17/5 x 2/2
= 34/10

step 3 The numerator 34 of fraction 34/10 can also be expressed as 34.00. Being 10 as the denominator, move the decimal point 1 decimal places from right to left in the numerator to write the fraction as decimal number.
= 34/10
= 3.4

Hence,
17/5 as a decimal is 3.4 