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    5/12 as a Decimal

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    5/12 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/12 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    5/12 as a Decimal Expansion
    5/12 = 0.4167
    Hence,
    5/12 as a decimal equals to 0.4167
    where,
    5/12 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 5/12 is 0.4167

    5/12 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 5/12 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 12.

    For values other than 5/12, use this below tool:

    How-to: 5/12 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/12 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 5/12

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/12.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/12, so find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator. Since the denominator is having 1 more digits than the numerator, multiply 100 with both numerator and denominator of 5/12.
    = 5/12 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 5/12 x 1/100
    = 500/12 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 500/12 x 1/100
    = 492 + 8/12 x 1/100
    = ( 492/12 + 8/12) x 1/100
    = (41 + 8/12 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 8/12 in the above expression:
    = (41 + 8/12 ) x 1/100
    = (41 + 0.667) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (41 + 0.667) x 1/100
    = 41.667 x 1/100
    = 41.667/100
    5/12= 0.41667

    Hence,
    5/12 as a decimal is 0.41667


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