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What is 3 128/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 128/4 as a decimal is 35MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 128/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 4 and add its product to 128 in the numerator to get: 140/4. Now we will attempt to convert 140/4 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 140 by the denominator 4:140 (numerator) ÷ 4 (denominator) = 35As a result, you get 35 as your answer when you convert 3 128/4 (or 140/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 5/24 as a decimal?What is 1 13/36 as a decimal?What is 8 13/9 as a decimal?What is 8 6/18 as a decimal?