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    8/5 as a Decimal and Mixed Number

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    8/5 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 8/5 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    8/5 as a Decimal Expansion
    8/5 = 1.6
    Hence,
    8/5 as a decimal equals to 1.6
    where,
    8/5 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 8/5 is 1.6

    8/5 as a Mixed Number
    8/5 = (5 + 3)/5
    = 5/5 + 3/5
    = 1 + 3/5
    = 1 3/5
    8/5 = 1 3/5

    Hence,
    8/5 as a mixed number is 1 3/5
    where,
    8/5 is a given fraction,
    1 3/5 is the mixed number representation of 8/5.

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    How-to: 8/5 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 8/5 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 8/5

    What to be found:
    Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 8/5.


    step 2 Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2 to make the denominator as powers of 10:
    = 8/5 x 2/2
    = 16/10


    step 3 The numerator 16 of fraction 16/10 can also be expressed as 16.00. Being 10 as the denominator, move the decimal point 1 decimal places from right to left in the numerator to write the fraction as decimal number.
    = 16/10
    = 1.6

    Hence,
    8/5 as a decimal is 1.6


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