# What is 5/8 times 2? - Fraction Multiplication

getcalc.com's **two fractions multiplication calculator** is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for multiplying a fraction to a whole number, 5/8 times 2. In mathematics, every integer is a rational number, hence a whole number 2 can be written as 2/1.

5/8 x 2 = 10/8 as simplified as 5/4 in fraction form.

5/8 x 2 = 1.25 in decimal form.

This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information for product of two fractions, 5/8 multiplied to 2 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such multiplication calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Fraction for 5/8 Multiplied to 2?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find an equivalent fraction for multiplying 5/8 to a whole number 2.

__Problem and Workout__

Find what's 5/8 times of 2 in fraction form?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input values:

5/8 & 2/1

5/8x2= ?

step 2 Multiply both numerators

= 5 x 2

= 10

step 3 Multiply both denominators

= 8 x 1

= 8

step 4 Use above values of step 2 & 3, and rewrite as below

= 10/8

**10/8** is an equivalent fraction for 5/8 times of 2, and its simplified term is 5/4.