What is 0.5 as a fraction?
- 0.5 is said as "five-tenths". This is because it is one place after the decimal (which is the tenths place).
- It would then become five-tenths, written as:
- You would then simplify the faction:
- This is because five can go into itself once and goes into ten twice.
- Another way of thinking about it is that five is exactly half of ten.
- More mathematically,