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What is 39 23/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 39 23/2 as a decimal is 50.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 39 23/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 39 by 2 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 101/2. Now we will attempt to convert 101/2 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 101 by the denominator 2:101 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 50.5As a result, you get 50.5 as your answer when you convert 39 23/2 (or 101/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 9/28 as a decimal?What is 1 58/46 as a decimal?What is 1 97/41 as a decimal?What is 5 13/19 as a decimal?