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Q:
# What is 5 22/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 22/5 as a decimal is 9.4
Methods
First step β Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 5 22/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 5 and add its product to 22 in the numerator to get: 47/5. Now we will attempt to convert 47/5 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 47 by the denominator 5:
47 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 9.4
As a result, you get 9.4 as your answer when you convert 5 22/5 (or 47/5) to a decimal.
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