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What is 7 37/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 37/8 as a decimal is 11.63MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 7 37/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 8 and add its product to 37 in the numerator to get: 93/8. Now we will attempt to convert 93/8 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 93 by the denominator 8:93 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 11.63As a result, you get 11.63 as your answer when you convert 7 37/8 (or 93/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 18/16 as a decimal?What is 1 95/24 as a decimal?What is 5 5/29 as a decimal?What is 2 55/9 as a decimal?