The decimal 0.2 in simplified form is equal to 1/5. In this post, we will write 0.2 as a fraction as well as a percentage. Note that

- 0.2 as a fraction = 1/5
- 0.2 as a percent =20%

## What is 0.2 as a fraction?

**Answer: **0.2 as a fraction is equal to 1/5.

**Solution:**

We have to follow the below steps to express the decimal 0.2 as a fraction.

**Step 1:**

First, remove the decimal and write the number. So we have to note down the number 02.

**Step 2:**

Next, we divide the number obtained in step1 by 10^{1}=10 as there is only one digit after the decimal. Thus, we obtain that

0.2 = $\dfrac{02}{10}$ = $\dfrac{2}{10}$

**Step 3:**

Now, simplify the above fraction $\dfrac{2}{10}$ in its lowest terms. Both 2 and 10 are divisible by 2. Therefore,

$\dfrac{2}{10}$ = $\dfrac{2 \div 2}{10 \div 2}$ = $\dfrac{1}{5}$.

So, 1/5 is the simplest form of 0.2 as a fraction.

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## What is 0.2 as a Percentage?

**Answer: **0.2 as a percentage is equal to 20%.

**Solution:**

The value of 0.2 as a percentage is obtained by multiplying it by 100.

Thus, 0.2 as a percent

= (0.2 × 100) %

= $\dfrac{2}{10}$ × 100

= 2 × 10

= 20%

So 0.2 as a percent is 20%.

**Also Read:** 0.1 as a Percent

## FAQs

**Q1: What is 0.2 in simplified form?**

Answer: 0.2 in simplified form is equal to 1/5.

**Q2: What is 0.2 in percent?**

Answer: 0.2 in percentage equals to 20%.