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What is 7 119/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 119/4 as a decimal is 36.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 7 119/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 4 and add its product to 119 in the numerator to get: 147/4. Now we will attempt to convert 147/4 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 147 by the denominator 4:147 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 36.75As a result, you get 36.75 as your answer when you convert 7 119/4 (or 147/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 11/43 as a decimal?What is 3 4/44 as a decimal?What is 2 51/47 as a decimal?What is 2 56/25 as a decimal?