What is 1⅕ as a decimal?
Answer: 1⅕ is equivalent to 1.2 as a decimal.
1⅕ is a mixed fraction. Let us find how to convert a mixed number to decimal.
A mixed fraction can be represented as a decimal number in the 2-step process:
- Convert the mixed fraction to an improper fraction.
- Now, convert the improper fraction to a decimal number by dividing the numerator by the denominator.
1⅕ = (1 × 5 + 1) / 5 = 6/5
6 ÷ 5 is given by:
Hence, 1⅕ = 6/5 = 1.2.
Thus, 1.2 is the decimal equivalent to 1⅕.
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