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What is 16 88/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 88/3 as a decimal is 45.33MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 88/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 3 and add its product to 88 in the numerator to get: 136/3. Now we will attempt to convert 136/3 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 136 by the denominator 3:136 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 45.33As a result, you get 45.33 as your answer when you convert 16 88/3 (or 136/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 3 27/41 as a decimal?What is 1 71/25 as a decimal?What is 2 15/45 as a decimal?