5 tenths could be used to describe time, distance, money, and many other things.|
5 tenths means that if you divide something into ten equal parts, 5 tenths is 5 of those parts that you just divided up.
We converted 5 tenths into different things below to explain further:
5 tenths as a Fraction
Since 5 tenths is 5 over ten, 5 tenths as a Fraction is
5 tenths as a Decimal
If you divide 5 by ten you get 5 tenths as a decimal which is 0.50.
5 tenths as a Percent
To get 5 tenths as a Percent, you multiply the decimal with 100 to get the answer of 50 percent.
5 tenths of a dollar
First we divide a dollar into ten parts where each part is 10 cents. Then we multiply 10 cents with 5 and
get 50 cents or 0 dollars and 50 cents.