# 18/5 as a Decimal and Mixed Number

18/5 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 18/5 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.**18/5 as a Decimal Expansion**

18/5 = 3.6

Hence,

18/5 as a decimal equals to **3.6**

__where,__

18/5 is a given fraction,

The decimal expansion of 18/5 is 3.6

**18/5 as a Mixed Number**

18/5 = (15 + 3)/5

= 15/5 + 3/5

= 3 + 3/5

= 3 3/5

18/5 = 3 3/5

Hence,

18/5 as a mixed number is **3 ^{3}/_{5}**

__where,__

18/5 is a given fraction,

3

^{3}/

_{5}is the mixed number representation of 18/5.

## How-to: 18/5 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 18/5 as a decimal equivalent.

step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:__Input values:__

The fraction = 18/5__What to be found:__

Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 18/5.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2 to make the denominator as powers of 10:

= 18/5 x 2/2

= 36/10

step 3 The numerator 36 of fraction 36/10 can also be expressed as 36.00. 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.

= 36/10

= 3.6

Hence,

18/5 as a decimal is 3.6