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

5/17 as a Decimal Expansion
5/17 = 0.2941
Hence,
5/17 as a decimal equals to 0.2941
where,
5/17 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 5/17 is 0.2941

5/17 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 5/17 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 17.

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

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

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/17.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/17, 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 5/17.
= 5/17 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 5/17 x 1/100
= 500/17 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 500/17 x 1/100
= 493 + 7/17 x 1/100
= ( 493/17 + 7/17) x 1/100
= (29 + 7/17 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 7/17 in the above expression:
= (29 + 7/17 ) x 1/100
= (29 + 0.412) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (29 + 0.412) x 1/100
= 29.412 x 1/100
= 29.412/100
5/17= 0.29412

Hence,
5/17 as a decimal is 0.29412 