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What is 3 16/30 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 16/30 as a decimal is 3.53MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 16/30 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 30 and add its product to 16 in the numerator to get: 106/30. Now we will attempt to convert 106/30 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 106 by the denominator 30:106 (numerator) Γ· 30 (denominator) = 3.53As a result, you get 3.53 as your answer when you convert 3 16/30 (or 106/30) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 46/13 as a decimal?What is 3 6/14 as a decimal?What is 6 5/24 as a decimal?What is 1 39/44 as a decimal?