# 1/20 as a Decimal 1/20 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 1/20 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

1/20 as a Decimal Expansion
1/20 = 0.05
Hence,
1/20 as a decimal equals to 0.05
where,
1/20 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 1/20 is 0.05

1/20 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 1/20 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 1 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 20.

For values other than 1/20, use this below tool:

## How-to: 1/20 as a Decimal

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

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 1/20.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 5 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 1/20 x 5/5
= 5/100

step 3 The numerator 5 of fraction 5/100 can also be expressed as 5.00. 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.
= 5/100
= 0.05

Hence,
1/20 as a decimal is 0.05 