Convert 8⁄5 to a decimal

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Result: 8⁄5 as a decimal = 1.6

How to convert 8⁄5 to a decimal?

Fractions are made up of two parts: the numerator (the number above the line) and the denominator (the number below the line). To convert a fraction to a decimal we use the fraction sign in the same way as a division sign, and divide the numerator by the denominator.

So a/b is the same as writing a÷b.

To find the decimal form of 8⁄5 we calculate 8÷5 = 1.6