Q:

What is 19 7/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 19 7/7 as a decimal is 20 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 19 7/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 19 by 7 and add its product to 7 in the numerator to get: 140/7. Now we will attempt to convert 140/7 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 140 by the denominator 7: 140 (numerator) Γ· 7 (denominator) = 20 As a result, you get 20 as your answer when you convert 19 7/7 (or 140/7) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 4/29 as a decimal? What is 3 6/47 as a decimal? What is 1 32/25 as a decimal? What is 2 58/40 as a decimal?