Q:

What is 5 13/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 13/25 as a decimal is 5.52 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 13/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 25 and add its product to 13 in the numerator to get: 138/25. Now we will attempt to convert 138/25 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 138 by the denominator 25: 138 (numerator) Γ· 25 (denominator) = 5.52 As a result, you get 5.52 as your answer when you convert 5 13/25 (or 138/25) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 10 4/13 as a decimal? What is 4 29/30 as a decimal? What is 4 21/28 as a decimal? What is 7 48/12 as a decimal?