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What is 9 54/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 9 54/2 as a decimal is 36MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 9 54/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 2 and add its product to 54 in the numerator to get: 72/2. Now we will attempt to convert 72/2 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 72 by the denominator 2:72 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 36As a result, you get 36 as your answer when you convert 9 54/2 (or 72/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 47 1/3 as a decimal?What is 2 6/46 as a decimal?What is 3 81/22 as a decimal?What is 5 8/24 as a decimal?