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What is 4 39/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 39/3 as a decimal is 17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 39/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 3 and add its product to 39 in the numerator to get: 51/3. Now we will attempt to convert 51/3 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 51 by the denominator 3:51 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 17As a result, you get 17 as your answer when you convert 4 39/3 (or 51/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 13/32 as a decimal?What is 2 74/12 as a decimal?What is 3 50/16 as a decimal?What is 4 12/28 as a decimal?