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What is 4 78/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 78/15 as a decimal is 9.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 78/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 15 and add its product to 78 in the numerator to get: 138/15. Now we will attempt to convert 138/15 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 138 by the denominator 15:138 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 9.2As a result, you get 9.2 as your answer when you convert 4 78/15 (or 138/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 10/43 as a decimal?What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 22 33/3 as a decimal?What is 2 105/18 as a decimal?