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What is 4 14/33 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 14/33 as a decimal is 4.42 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 4 14/33 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 33 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 146/33. Now we will attempt to convert 146/33 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 146/33 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 146 by the denominator 33: 146 (numerator) Γ· 33 (denominator) = 4.42 And there you go! We got 4.42 as the answer when you convert 4 14/33 (or 146/33) 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 18/41 as a decimal? What is 16 9/5 as a decimal? What is 1 39/42 as a decimal? What is 1 68/35 as a decimal?