# Decimal 0.2 as a fraction

## What is 0.2 as a fraction in simplest form?

**Answer:**Decimal 0.2 as a fraction is

**1/5 (β )**

**0.2**=

**1/5**

The fractional equivalent of 0.2 is **1/5 (β
)**

## Explanation of 0.2 Decimal to Fraction Conversion

In order to find the simplest fraction form of 0.2 first we need to write out decimal number **0.2 as fraction**. Any number can be written as a fraction quite simply - just divide it by 1:

Next we need to get rid of the decimal part in our numerator so that the numerator in our fraction becomes a whole number. To do so we need to multiply both numerator and denominator by 10 (because there are 1 digits after the decimal point in the number 0.2):

Now we need to simplify our fraction to its simplest form. To do so we have to find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of 2 and 10. To find the GCF of 2 numbers you can use our GCF Calculator . GCF of 2 and 10 is **2**. So in order to simplify our fraction we need to divide both numerator and denominator by 2:

That's it! **0.2 as a fraction** in it's simplest form is equal to **1/5 (β
)**.