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What is 3 60/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 60/14 as a decimal is 7.29MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 60/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 14 and add its product to 60 in the numerator to get: 102/14. Now we will attempt to convert 102/14 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 102 by the denominator 14:102 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 7.29As a result, you get 7.29 as your answer when you convert 3 60/14 (or 102/14) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 21/38 as a decimal?What is 2 50/18 as a decimal?What is 1 31/49 as a decimal?What is 4 12/15 as a decimal?