# 8/53 as a Decimal 8/53 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 8/53 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

8/53 as a Decimal Expansion
8/53 = 0.1509
Hence,
8/53 as a decimal equals to 0.1509
where,
8/53 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 8/53 is 0.1509

8/53 as a Mixed Number
The given fraction 8/53 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 8 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 53.

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## How-to: 8/53 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 8/53 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 8/53

What to be found:
Find the decimal expansion of fraction 8/53.

step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 8/53, 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 8/53.
= 8/53 x 100/100

step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
= 100 x 8/53 x 1/100
= 800/53 x 1/100

step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
= 800/53 x 1/100
= 795 + 5/53 x 1/100
= ( 795/53 + 5/53) x 1/100
= (15 + 5/53 ) x 1/100

step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 5/53 in the above expression:
= (15 + 5/53 ) x 1/100
= (15 + 0.094) x 1/100

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= (15 + 0.094) x 1/100
= 15.094 x 1/100
= 15.094/100
8/53= 0.15094

Hence,
8/53 as a decimal is 0.15094 