Q:

What is 13 24/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 24/8 as a decimal is 16 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 13 24/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 8 and add its product to 24 in the numerator to get: 128/8. Now we will attempt to convert 128/8 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 128 by the denominator 8: 128 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 16 As a result, you get 16 as your answer when you convert 13 24/8 (or 128/8) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 84/6 as a decimal? What is 8 21/15 as a decimal? What is 50 43/2 as a decimal? What is 1 94/47 as a decimal?