# What is 5/8 as a decimal?

Fractions and decimals are two ways to represent the same numbers. A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and fractional part are separated by a decimal point. A fraction is represented as a numerical value that is defined as a part of a whole.

## Answer: 5/8 as a decimal is expressed as 0.625

Let us write 5/8 as a decimal using the division method.

**Explanation:**

In order to find the decimal value of any given fraction, we simply divide the numerator of the fraction with the denominator of the fraction. In this case, we need to divide 5 by 8.

The answer to 5 ÷ 8 = 0.625

Thus, we can say that 5/8 as a decimal = 0.625

You can also verify your answer using Cuemath's Fraction to Decimal Calculator.

### Thus, 5/8 as a decimal is equal to 0.625.

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