Q:

What is 8 4/18 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 4/18 as a decimal is 8.22 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 8 4/18 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 18 and add its product to 4 in the numerator to get: 148/18. Now we will attempt to convert 148/18 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 148 by the denominator 18: 148 (numerator) Γ· 18 (denominator) = 8.22 As a result, you get 8.22 as your answer when you convert 8 4/18 (or 148/18) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 3/29 as a decimal? What is 1 75/21 as a decimal? What is 1 90/44 as a decimal? What is 5 13/14 as a decimal?