What is 3 54/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 54/24 as a decimal is 5.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 54/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 24 and add its product to 54 in the numerator to get: 126/24. Now we will attempt to convert 126/24 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 126 by the denominator 24:126 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 5.25As a result, you get 5.25 as your answer when you convert 3 54/24 (or 126/24) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 60/38 as a decimal?What is 1 38/49 as a decimal?What is 1 6/39 as a decimal?What is 5 1/30 as a decimal?