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What is 9 21/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 9 21/8 as a decimal is 11.63MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 9 21/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 8 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 93/8. Now we will attempt to convert 93/8 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 93 by the denominator 8:93 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 11.63As a result, you get 11.63 as your answer when you convert 9 21/8 (or 93/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 33/33 as a decimal?What is 4 2/37 as a decimal?What is 1 45/42 as a decimal?What is 5 3/29 as a decimal?