# What is 17/20 as a decimal?

Jun 1, 2018

$0.85$

#### Explanation:

As per the question, we have

$\frac{17}{20}$

$= \frac{17}{20} \times \frac{5}{5}$

$= \frac{17 \cdot 5}{20 \cdot 5}$

$= \frac{85}{100}$

$= 0.85$

$\therefore \frac{17}{20}$ can be written as $0.85$ in decimal form.