# How do you simplify 1.7 div 8.5?

Aug 3, 2016

$= 0.2$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1.7}{8.5}$
Multiplying numerator and denominator both by $10$
we get
$\frac{17}{85}$
$= \frac{1}{5}$
$= 0.2$