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What is 4 31/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 31/24 as a decimal is 5.29MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 31/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 24 and add its product to 31 in the numerator to get: 127/24. Now we will attempt to convert 127/24 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 127 by the denominator 24:127 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 5.29As a result, you get 5.29 as your answer when you convert 4 31/24 (or 127/24) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 19 13/6 as a decimal?What is 2 43/37 as a decimal?What is 8 126/2 as a decimal?What is 4 1/13 as a decimal?