Q:

What is 5 2/29 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 5 2/29 as a decimal is 5.07 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 2/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 29 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 147/29. Now we will attempt to convert 147/29 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 29: 147 (numerator) Γ· 29 (denominator) = 5.07 As a result, you get 5.07 as your answer when you convert 5 2/29 (or 147/29) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 11/46 as a decimal? What is 1 27/24 as a decimal? What is 7 9/17 as a decimal? What is 2 45/25 as a decimal?