Q:

What is 5 29/23 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 5 29/23 as a decimal is 6.26 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 29/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 23 and add its product to 29 in the numerator to get: 144/23. Now we will attempt to convert 144/23 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 144 by the denominator 23: 144 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 6.26 As a result, you get 6.26 as your answer when you convert 5 29/23 (or 144/23) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 51/33 as a decimal? What is 5 9/28 as a decimal? What is 13 13/8 as a decimal? What is 11 56/6 as a decimal?