# Chapter R - Section R.3 - Decimals and Percents - Exercise Set: 54

#### Work Step by Step

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

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