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What is 4 52/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 52/15 as a decimal is 7.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 52/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 15 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 112/15. Now we will attempt to convert 112/15 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 112 by the denominator 15:112 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 7.47As a result, you get 7.47 as your answer when you convert 4 52/15 (or 112/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 36/15 as a decimal?What is 4 4/24 as a decimal?What is 8 2/18 as a decimal?What is 2 61/34 as a decimal?