17 tenths could be used to describe time, distance, money, and many other things.|
17 tenths means that if you divide something into ten equal parts, 17 tenths is 17 of those parts that you just divided up.
We converted 17 tenths into different things below to explain further:
17 tenths as a Fraction
Since 17 tenths is 17 over ten, 17 tenths as a Fraction is
17 tenths as a Decimal
If you divide 17 by ten you get 17 tenths as a decimal which is 1.70.
17 tenths as a Percent
To get 17 tenths as a Percent, you multiply the decimal with 100 to get the answer of 170 percent.
17 tenths of a dollar
First we divide a dollar into ten parts where each part is 10 cents. Then we multiply 10 cents with 17 and
get 170 cents or 1 dollars and 70 cents.