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What is 29 26/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 29 26/4 as a decimal is 35.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 29 26/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 29 by 4 and add its product to 26 in the numerator to get: 142/4. Now we will attempt to convert 142/4 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 142 by the denominator 4:142 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 35.5As a result, you get 35.5 as your answer when you convert 29 26/4 (or 142/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 128/22 as a decimal?What is 12 30/8 as a decimal?What is 4 13/33 as a decimal?What is 5 56/15 as a decimal?