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What is 3 9/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 9/24 as a decimal is 3.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 9/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 24 and add its product to 9 in the numerator to get: 81/24. Now we will attempt to convert 81/24 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 81 by the denominator 24:81 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 3.38As a result, you get 3.38 as your answer when you convert 3 9/24 (or 81/24) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 48/48 as a decimal?What is 1 21/34 as a decimal?What is 5 4/29 as a decimal?What is 2 31/19 as a decimal?