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What is 8 39/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 39/12 as a decimal is 11.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 39/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 12 and add its product to 39 in the numerator to get: 135/12. Now we will attempt to convert 135/12 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 135 by the denominator 12:135 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 11.25As a result, you get 11.25 as your answer when you convert 8 39/12 (or 135/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 15/45 as a decimal?What is 2 3/26 as a decimal?What is 2 28/33 as a decimal?What is 1 106/32 as a decimal?