What is 0.2 as a Fraction

0.2 is equal to 1/5

How to Convert 0.2 to Fraction

0.2 =
1
5

As we know, to convert any number to a fraction, we put the number as the numerator and 1 in the denominator.
So we put the decimal number as a numerator and 1 as a denominator, then in order to make the numerator an integer, we need to multiply the numerator depending on how many numbers are on the right of the decimal point, and as we multiply the numerator we need also multiply the denominator to keep the fraction correct.
In our case, there is 1 number on the right of the decimal point, that means we need to multiply the numerator, and the denominator by 10

0.2 =
0.2
1
=
0.2 x 10
1 x 10
=
2
10

We can simplify this fraction by dividing each number by the greatest common factor.
The greatest common factor is 2

2
10
=
2 ÷ 2
10 ÷ 2
=
1
5

Decimal to Fraction Converter

Final result
1
5

Calculation steps:

0.2 =
0.2
1
=
0.2 x 10
1 x 10
=
2
10
=
2÷2
10÷2
=
1
5

📌 Negative signs in fractions

Positive Fractions

-1
-2
=
-
1
-2
=
-
-1
2
=
1
2

Negative Fractions

-1
2
=
1
-2
=
-
-1
-2
=
-
1
2