What is 5 5/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 5/23 as a decimal is 5.22MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 5/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 23 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 120/23. Now we will attempt to convert 120/23 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 120 by the denominator 23:120 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 5.22As a result, you get 5.22 as your answer when you convert 5 5/23 (or 120/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 44/49 as a decimal?What is 1 59/35 as a decimal?What is 9 10/7 as a decimal?What is 5 1/30 as a decimal?