# 8/17 as a Decimal 8/17 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 8/17 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

8/17 as a Decimal Expansion
8/17 = 0.4706
Hence,
8/17 as a decimal equals to 0.4706
where,
8/17 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 8/17 is 0.4706

8/17 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 8/17 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 8 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 17.

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## How-to: 8/17 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 8/17 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 8/17

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 8/17.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 8/17, 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 8/17.
= 8/17 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 8/17 x 1/100
= 800/17 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 800/17 x 1/100
= 799 + 1/17 x 1/100
= ( 799/17 + 1/17) x 1/100
= (47 + 1/17 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 1/17 in the above expression:
= (47 + 1/17 ) x 1/100
= (47 + 0.059) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (47 + 0.059) x 1/100
= 47.059 x 1/100
= 47.059/100
8/17= 0.47059

Hence,
8/17 as a decimal is 0.47059 