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What is 8 34/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 34/3 as a decimal is 19.33MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 34/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 3 and add its product to 34 in the numerator to get: 58/3. Now we will attempt to convert 58/3 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 58 by the denominator 3:58 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 19.33As a result, you get 19.33 as your answer when you convert 8 34/3 (or 58/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 20/22 as a decimal?What is 2 45/38 as a decimal?What is 3 30/27 as a decimal?What is 2 11/37 as a decimal?