Q:

What is 5 40/13 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 40/13 as a decimal is 8.08 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 40/13 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 13 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 105/13. Now we will attempt to convert 105/13 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 105 by the denominator 13: 105 (numerator) Γ· 13 (denominator) = 8.08 As a result, you get 8.08 as your answer when you convert 5 40/13 (or 105/13) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 6 1/25 as a decimal? What is 5 7/28 as a decimal? What is 2 49/31 as a decimal? What is 47 1/3 as a decimal?