# 5/23 as a Decimal 5/23 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/23 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

5/23 as a Decimal Expansion
5/23 = 0.2174
Hence,
5/23 as a decimal equals to 0.2174
where,
5/23 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 5/23 is 0.2174

5/23 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 5/23 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 23.

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## How-to: 5/23 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/23 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 5/23

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/23.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/23, 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 5/23.
= 5/23 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 5/23 x 1/100
= 500/23 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 500/23 x 1/100
= 483 + 17/23 x 1/100
= ( 483/23 + 17/23) x 1/100
= (21 + 17/23 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 17/23 in the above expression:
= (21 + 17/23 ) x 1/100
= (21 + 0.739) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (21 + 0.739) x 1/100
= 21.739 x 1/100
= 21.739/100
5/23= 0.21739

Hence,
5/23 as a decimal is 0.21739 