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What is 4 6/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 6/23 as a decimal is 4.26MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 6/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 23 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 98/23. Now we will attempt to convert 98/23 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 98 by the denominator 23:98 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 4.26As a result, you get 4.26 as your answer when you convert 4 6/23 (or 98/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 12/17 as a decimal?What is 40 37/2 as a decimal?What is 16 18/8 as a decimal?What is 5 16/25 as a decimal?