# What is 5/8 as a Decimal?

Are you trying to figure out how to write 5/8 in the form of a decimal?

Follow along to see how to convert fractions like this to decimal form.

## How to Convert 5/8 to Decimal

To convert 5/8 to a decimal, you need to use the division method. Here is the formula:

5/8 = 5 ÷ 8 = 0.625

To use the division method to express 5/8 as a decimal, divide the fraction's numerator (5) by the denominator (8), which is equal to 0.625.

To convert a decimal back to a fraction, you'll need to follow a different process; learn how to express 0.625 as a fraction.

You can use a similar method to write 5/8 as a percentage.

## Convert Another Fraction to Decimal

Use our fraction to decimal calculator to rewrite any fraction as a decimal. The calculator shows each step in the conversion, so you can follow along.

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