What is 4/5 as a decimal?
Answer: 4/5 as a decimal is 0.8
Let's look into the two methods to write 4/5 as a decimal.
Method 1: Writing 4/5 as a decimal using division method
Here, the fraction is 4/5 which means we need to perform 4 ÷ 5
This gives the answer as 0.8. So, 4/5 as a decimal is 0.8
Method 2: Writing 4/5 as a decimal by converting the denominator to powers of 10
Step 1: Find a number such that we can multiply by the denominator of the fraction to make it 10 or 100 or 1000 and so on.
Step 3: Then write down just the numerator, putting the decimal point in the correct place, that is, one space from the right-hand side for every zero in the denominator.
4/5 = (4 × 2) / (5 × 2) = 8/10 = 0.8
Irrespective of the methods used, the answer to 4/5 as a decimal will always remain the same.
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