Q:

What is 5 35/18 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 35/18 as a decimal is 6.94 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 35/18 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 18 and add its product to 35 in the numerator to get: 125/18. Now we will attempt to convert 125/18 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method: A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 125 by the denominator 18: 125 (numerator) Γ· 18 (denominator) = 6.94 As a result, you get 6.94 as your answer when you convert 5 35/18 (or 125/18) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 42/40 as a decimal? What is 3 43/21 as a decimal? What is 3 1/50 as a decimal? What is 2 100/7 as a decimal?