To start off, note that 3 1/5 is a mixed number, also known as a mixed fraction. It has a whole number and a fractional number. We have labeled the parts of the mixed number below so it is easier to follow along.

3 = Whole number

1 = Numerator

5 = Denominator

To get 3 1/5 in decimal form, we basically convert the mixed number to a fraction and then we divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator of the fraction. Here are the detailed math steps we use to convert 3 1/5 mixed number to decimal form:

**Step 1:**Multiply the whole number by the denominator:

3 × 5 = 15

**Step 2:**Add the product you got in Step 1 to the numerator:

15 + 1 = 16

**Step 3:**Divide the sum from Step 2 by the denominator:

16 ÷ 5 = 3.2

That's it folks! The answer to 3 1/5 in decimal form is displayed below:

**3 1/5 = 3.20**

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