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What is 3 134/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 134/5 as a decimal is 29.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 134/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 5 and add its product to 134 in the numerator to get: 149/5. Now we will attempt to convert 149/5 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 149 by the denominator 5:149 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 29.8As a result, you get 29.8 as your answer when you convert 3 134/5 (or 149/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 80/46 as a decimal?What is 1 69/45 as a decimal?What is 8 46/11 as a decimal?What is 5 101/9 as a decimal?