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What is 3 75/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 75/23 as a decimal is 6.26MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 75/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 23 and add its product to 75 in the numerator to get: 144/23. Now we will attempt to convert 144/23 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 144 by the denominator 23:144 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 6.26As a result, you get 6.26 as your answer when you convert 3 75/23 (or 144/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 1/21 as a decimal?What is 2 61/26 as a decimal?What is 2 39/50 as a decimal?What is 5 2/9 as a decimal?