What is 5 44/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 44/8 as a decimal is 10.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 44/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 8 and add its product to 44 in the numerator to get: 84/8. Now we will attempt to convert 84/8 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 84 by the denominator 8:84 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 10.5As a result, you get 10.5 as your answer when you convert 5 44/8 (or 84/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 7/17 as a decimal?What is 7 18/13 as a decimal?What is 14 17/8 as a decimal?What is 6 4/24 as a decimal?