# What is 1/8 as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point.

## Answer: 1/8 as a decimal is written as 0.125

Let us understand the method to convert 1/8 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

Writing 1/8 as a decimal using the division method.

To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by the denominator.

Here, the fraction is 1/8 which means we need to perform 1 ÷ 8.

This gives the answer as 0.125. So, 1/8 as a decimal is 0.125

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