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What is 5 11/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 11/23 as a decimal is 5.48MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 11/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 23 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 126/23. Now we will attempt to convert 126/23 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 126 by the denominator 23:126 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 5.48As a result, you get 5.48 as your answer when you convert 5 11/23 (or 126/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 93/20 as a decimal?What is 3 114/12 as a decimal?What is 2 36/44 as a decimal?What is 2 11/33 as a decimal?