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What is 18 18/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 18 18/3 as a decimal is 24MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 18 18/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 18 by 3 and add its product to 18 in the numerator to get: 72/3. Now we will attempt to convert 72/3 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 72 by the denominator 3:72 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 24As a result, you get 24 as your answer when you convert 18 18/3 (or 72/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 49/42 as a decimal?What is 4 4/36 as a decimal?What is 1 40/40 as a decimal?What is 19 6/7 as a decimal?