## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Write the fraction as a decmal: $\frac{5}{8}$ We know that $\frac{5}{8}$ = $\frac{5\times12.5}{8\times12.5}$ = $\frac{62,5}{100}$ and $\frac{1}{100}$ = 0.01 Therefore $\frac{5}{8}$ = 0.625 Answer: 0.625