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What is 3 100/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 100/12 as a decimal is 11.33MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 100/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 12 and add its product to 100 in the numerator to get: 136/12. Now we will attempt to convert 136/12 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 136 by the denominator 12:136 (numerator) ÷ 12 (denominator) = 11.33As a result, you get 11.33 as your answer when you convert 3 100/12 (or 136/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 23/15 as a decimal?What is 1 61/42 as a decimal?What is 15 50/5 as a decimal?What is 8 52/10 as a decimal?