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What is 4 25/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 25/17 as a decimal is 5.47 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 4 25/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 17 and add its product to 25 in the numerator to get: 93/17. Now we will attempt to convert 93/17 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 93/17 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 93 by the denominator 17: 93 (numerator) Γ· 17 (denominator) = 5.47 And there you go! We got 5.47 as the answer when you convert 4 25/17 (or 93/17) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 2 29/22 as a decimal? What is 3 5/44 as a decimal? What is 1 6/42 as a decimal? What is 18 1/8 as a decimal?