Q:

What is 7 3/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 3/21 as a decimal is 7.14 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 7 3/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 21 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 150/21. Now we will attempt to convert 150/21 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 150 by the denominator 21: 150 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 7.14 As a result, you get 7.14 as your answer when you convert 7 3/21 (or 150/21) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 5/17 as a decimal? What is 4 68/13 as a decimal? What is 3 3/49 as a decimal? What is 15 14/9 as a decimal?