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What is 13 3/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 3/5 as a decimal is 13.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 13 3/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 5 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 68/5. Now we will attempt to convert 68/5 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 68 by the denominator 5:68 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 13.6As a result, you get 13.6 as your answer when you convert 13 3/5 (or 68/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 43/30 as a decimal?What is 4 12/27 as a decimal?What is 6 1/20 as a decimal?What is 8 5/18 as a decimal?