# What is 5/8 divided by 8?

Looking for the result of 5/8 ÷ 8? Follow this step-by-step guide to understand how to divide these two fractions.

## How to divide 5/8 by 8?

$\frac{5}{8}\xf7\frac{8}{1}=\frac{\mathrm{5\; \times \; 1}}{\mathrm{8\; \times \; 8}}=\frac{5}{64}$

- Invert the divisor (8/1) to get its reciprocal: 1/8
- Multiply the dividend by this reciprocal : 5/8 × 1/8 = (5 × 1)/(8 × 8) = 5/64.

The result of dividing 5/8 by 8/1 is :
**5/64** (or 0.078125 in its decimal form)