# 8/7 as a Decimal and Mixed Number 8/7 as a decimal and mixed number expansion provides the detailed information about what is 8/7 in decimal and mixed number form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

8/7 as a Decimal Expansion
8/7 = 1.1429
Hence,
8/7 as a decimal equals to 1.1429
where,
8/7 is a given fraction,
The decimal expansion of 8/7 is 1.1429

8/7 as a Mixed Number
8/7 = (7 + 1)/7
= 7/7 + 1/7
= 1 + 1/7
= 1 1/7
8/7 = 1 1/7

Hence,
8/7 as a mixed number is 1 1/7
where,
8/7 is a given fraction,
1 1/7 is the mixed number representation of 8/7.

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## How-to: 8/7 as a Decimal

The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 8/7 as a decimal equivalent.
step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The fraction = 8/7

What to be found:
Find the equivalent decimal expansion and mixed number for fraction 8/7.

step 2 The numerator is greater than the denominator of the fraction 8/7, so write the given fraction in the expression form in terms of denominator as like the below:
= 8/7
= 7 + 1/7

step 3 Make the above expression as individual fractions:
= 7/7 + 1/7

step 4 Simplify the above expression:
= 1 + 1/7
1 + 1/7 can be written as a mixed number 1 1/7

step 5 Find the decimal equivalent for the fractional part 1/7 in the above expression:
Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator of fractional part 1/7. Since the number of digits are equal in both numerator and denominator, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 1/7.
= 1 + (1/7 x 10/10)

step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
= 1 + (10/7 x 1/10)
= 1 + (7 + 3/7 x 1/10)
= 1 + [(7/7 + 3/7 ) x 1/10]
= 1 + [(1 + 3/7) x 1/10]

step 7 Repeat the step 5 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 3/7 in the above expression:
= 1 + [(1 + 3/7) x 1/10]
= 1 + [(1 + 0.43) x 1/10]
= 1 + (1.43 x 1/10)
= 1 + 1.43/10
= 1 + 0.143

step 8 Find the sum of above expression:
= 1 + 0.143
= 1.143
8/7 = 1.143

Hence,
8/7 as a decimal is 1.143
8/7 as a mixed number is 1 1/7 