Q:

What is 9 96/5 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 9 96/5 as a decimal is 28.2 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 9 96/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 5 and add its product to 96 in the numerator to get: 141/5. Now we will attempt to convert 141/5 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 141 by the denominator 5: 141 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 28.2 As a result, you get 28.2 as your answer when you convert 9 96/5 (or 141/5) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 7/29 as a decimal? What is 2 9/43 as a decimal? What is 3 15/41 as a decimal? What is 7 9/20 as a decimal?