What is 1 over 5 as a decimal?

Here we will explain what 1 over 5 (one over five) as a decimal means and show you how to calculate 1 over 5 as a decimal.

A fraction has a numerator over a denominator separated by a division bar. 1 over 5 means that 1 is the numerator, "over" is the division bar, and 5 is the denominator.

1 over 5 is therefore the same as the fraction 1/5. However, we don't want a fraction, we want 1 over 5 as a decimal. Like we established above, "over" is the same as division bar, which is the same as divide. Thus, to get the answer to 1 over 5 as a decimal, we divide 1 by 5.

When we calculated 1 divided by 5, we found that 1 over 5 as a decimal (one over five as a decimal) is as follows:


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