What is half of 1/5? Here we will show you how to calculate half of 1/5. We will not only show you how to get the fraction or mixed fraction answer, but as a bonus we will also give you the decimal answer.

To get half of anything, you simply divide it by 2. Therefore, half of 1/5 is the same as 1/5 divided by 2, which means that this is the fraction math problem we are solving:

 1 5
÷  2

To divide a fraction by a whole number, you keep the numerator and multiply the denominator by the whole number like this:

 1 5 × 2
=
 1 10

That is all there is to it! Below is the the answer to "half of 1/5?" in its simplest form:

1/10

Two halves make a whole. 1/10 plus 1/10 equals 1/5. Thus, we know that our answer of 1/10 to the question "What is half of 1/5?" is correct.

As promised above, we also have the decimal answer. The decimal answer to "half of 1/5?" is 0.1

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