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What is 10 30/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 10 30/4 as a decimal is 17.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 10 30/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 10 by 4 and add its product to 30 in the numerator to get: 70/4. Now we will attempt to convert 70/4 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 70 by the denominator 4:70 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 17.5As a result, you get 17.5 as your answer when you convert 10 30/4 (or 70/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 5/18 as a decimal?What is 2 8/50 as a decimal?What is 3 1/47 as a decimal?What is 20 2/5 as a decimal?