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What is 16 15/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 15/5 as a decimal is 19MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 15/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 5 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 95/5. Now we will attempt to convert 95/5 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 95 by the denominator 5:95 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 19As a result, you get 19 as your answer when you convert 16 15/5 (or 95/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 5 16/26 as a decimal?What is 7 11/13 as a decimal?What is 1 67/25 as a decimal?What is 4 23/30 as a decimal?