Q:

What is 3 10/45 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 10/45 as a decimal is 3.22 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 10/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 45 and add its product to 10 in the numerator to get: 145/45. Now we will attempt to convert 145/45 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 145 by the denominator 45: 145 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 3.22 As a result, you get 3.22 as your answer when you convert 3 10/45 (or 145/45) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 10 57/6 as a decimal? What is 3 15/37 as a decimal? What is 1 52/33 as a decimal? What is 2 51/49 as a decimal?