Q:

What is 3 9/47 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 9/47 as a decimal is 3.19 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 9/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 47 and add its product to 9 in the numerator to get: 150/47. Now we will attempt to convert 150/47 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 150 by the denominator 47: 150 (numerator) Γ· 47 (denominator) = 3.19 As a result, you get 3.19 as your answer when you convert 3 9/47 (or 150/47) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 22/39 as a decimal? What is 1 65/34 as a decimal? What is 1 85/41 as a decimal? What is 5 3/29 as a decimal?