Q:

What is 3 12/33 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 3 12/33 as a decimal is 3.36 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 12/33 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 33 and add its product to 12 in the numerator to get: 111/33. Now we will attempt to convert 111/33 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 111 by the denominator 33: 111 (numerator) Γ· 33 (denominator) = 3.36 As a result, you get 3.36 as your answer when you convert 3 12/33 (or 111/33) 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 7 55/12 as a decimal? What is 3 9/47 as a decimal? What is 4 44/13 as a decimal?