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    5/18 as a Decimal

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

    5/18 as a Decimal Expansion
    5/18 = 0.2778
    Hence,
    5/18 as a decimal equals to 0.2778
    where,
    5/18 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 5/18 is 0.2778

    5/18 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 5/18 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 18.

    For values other than 5/18, use this below tool:

    How-to: 5/18 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/18 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 5/18

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/18.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/18, 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 5/18.
    = 5/18 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 5/18 x 1/100
    = 500/18 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 500/18 x 1/100
    = 486 + 14/18 x 1/100
    = ( 486/18 + 14/18) x 1/100
    = (27 + 14/18 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 14/18 in the above expression:
    = (27 + 14/18 ) x 1/100
    = (27 + 0.778) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (27 + 0.778) x 1/100
    = 27.778 x 1/100
    = 27.778/100
    5/18= 0.27778

    Hence,
    5/18 as a decimal is 0.27778


    Quick Reference Table: 5/18 as a Decimal

    The below quick reference table for the nearest values of fraction 5/18 provides the equivalent value in decimal form.

    Fractionas a Decimal
    8/180.4444
    7/180.3889
    6/180.3333
    5/180.2778
    4/180.2222
    5/150.33333
    5/160.3125
    5/170.29412
    5/190.26316
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