Q:

What is 7 89/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 89/3 as a decimal is 36.67 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 7 89/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 3 and add its product to 89 in the numerator to get: 110/3. Now we will attempt to convert 110/3 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 110 by the denominator 3: 110 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 36.67 As a result, you get 36.67 as your answer when you convert 7 89/3 (or 110/3) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 14/43 as a decimal? What is 7 19/12 as a decimal? What is 1 1/49 as a decimal? What is 1 24/37 as a decimal?