Webmath.com: Doing math with fractionsOK, so there's a few steps to set up here in order to convert 5/17 into a decimal.
- First off, we'll interpret the fraction bar to mean "divided by." This means that 5/17 is the same as 5 divided by 17.
- Second, you have requested to see 3 decimal places in your answer, so we'll write the 5 as 5.000 instead (a 5 with 3 zeros after the decimal point).
- Now, we'll just do what the fraction bar says: divide 5.000 by 17:
And that's about it! 5/17 written as a decimal to 3 decimal places is 0.294.
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