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What is 3 24/29 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 24/29 as a decimal is 3.83MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 24/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 29 and add its product to 24 in the numerator to get: 111/29. Now we will attempt to convert 111/29 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 111 by the denominator 29:111 (numerator) Γ· 29 (denominator) = 3.83As a result, you get 3.83 as your answer when you convert 3 24/29 (or 111/29) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 72/22 as a decimal?What is 2 54/44 as a decimal?What is 12 24/10 as a decimal?What is 33 14/2 as a decimal?