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What is 5 82/11 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 82/11 as a decimal is 12.45MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 82/11 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 11 and add its product to 82 in the numerator to get: 137/11. Now we will attempt to convert 137/11 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 137 by the denominator 11:137 (numerator) Γ· 11 (denominator) = 12.45As a result, you get 12.45 as your answer when you convert 5 82/11 (or 137/11) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 6/18 as a decimal?What is 4 1/37 as a decimal?What is 1 63/31 as a decimal?What is 2 8/46 as a decimal?