Q:

What is 5 44/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 44/19 as a decimal is 7.32 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 44/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 19 and add its product to 44 in the numerator to get: 139/19. Now we will attempt to convert 139/19 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 139 by the denominator 19: 139 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 7.32 As a result, you get 7.32 as your answer when you convert 5 44/19 (or 139/19) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 44 57/2 as a decimal? What is 6 21/17 as a decimal? What is 8 91/4 as a decimal? What is 4 14/32 as a decimal?