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What is 3 40/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 40/27 as a decimal is 4.48MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 40/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 27 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 121/27. Now we will attempt to convert 121/27 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 121 by the denominator 27:121 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 4.48As a result, you get 4.48 as your answer when you convert 3 40/27 (or 121/27) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 24/17 as a decimal?What is 36 5/4 as a decimal?What is 2 26/48 as a decimal?What is 15 11/6 as a decimal?