What is 5 45/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 45/14 as a decimal is 8.21MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 45/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 14 and add its product to 45 in the numerator to get: 115/14. Now we will attempt to convert 115/14 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 115 by the denominator 14:115 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 8.21As a result, you get 8.21 as your answer when you convert 5 45/14 (or 115/14) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 73/4 as a decimal?What is 15 12/9 as a decimal?What is 2 50/38 as a decimal?What is 1 76/20 as a decimal?