# 3/5 as a Decimal 3/5 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 3/5 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

3/5 as a Decimal Expansion
3/5 = 0.6
Hence,
3/5 as a decimal equals to 0.6
where,
3/5 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 3/5 is 0.6

3/5 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 3/5 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 3 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 5.

For values other than 3/5, use this below tool:

## How-to: 3/5 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 3/5 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 3/5

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 3/5.

step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
= 3/5 x 2/2
= 6/10

step 3 The numerator 6 of fraction 6/10 can also be expressed as 6.00. 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.
= 6/10
= 0.6

Hence,
3/5 as a decimal is 0.6 