# 8/5 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 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 