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What is 3 33/36 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 33/36 as a decimal is 3.92 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 33/36 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 36 and add its product to 33 in the numerator to get: 141/36. Now we will attempt to convert 141/36 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 141/36 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 141 by the denominator 36: 141 (numerator) Γ· 36 (denominator) = 3.92 And there you go! We got 3.92 as the answer when you convert 3 33/36 (or 141/36) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 3 12/46 as a decimal? What is 3 55/16 as a decimal? What is 1 107/41 as a decimal? What is 2 54/47 as a decimal?