What is 13 36/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 36/8 as a decimal is 17.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 13 36/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 8 and add its product to 36 in the numerator to get: 140/8. Now we will attempt to convert 140/8 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 140 by the denominator 8:140 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 17.5As a result, you get 17.5 as your answer when you convert 13 36/8 (or 140/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 7/47 as a decimal?What is 1 111/38 as a decimal?What is 5 66/11 as a decimal?What is 6 54/14 as a decimal?