What is 4 51/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 51/5 as a decimal is 14.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 51/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 5 and add its product to 51 in the numerator to get: 71/5. Now we will attempt to convert 71/5 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 71 by the denominator 5:71 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 14.2As a result, you get 14.2 as your answer when you convert 4 51/5 (or 71/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 48/33 as a decimal?What is 2 59/39 as a decimal?What is 3 5/40 as a decimal?What is 4 18/24 as a decimal?