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What is 3 71/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 71/12 as a decimal is 8.92MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 71/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 12 and add its product to 71 in the numerator to get: 107/12. Now we will attempt to convert 107/12 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 107 by the denominator 12:107 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 8.92As a result, you get 8.92 as your answer when you convert 3 71/12 (or 107/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 24/16 as a decimal?What is 3 4/48 as a decimal?What is 16 2/7 as a decimal?What is 13 105/2 as a decimal?