What is 5 9/18 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 9/18 as a decimal is 5.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 9/18 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 18 and add its product to 9 in the numerator to get: 99/18. Now we will attempt to convert 99/18 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 99 by the denominator 18:99 (numerator) Γ· 18 (denominator) = 5.5As a result, you get 5.5 as your answer when you convert 5 9/18 (or 99/18) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 37/48 as a decimal?What is 7 10/19 as a decimal?What is 54 10/2 as a decimal?What is 1 6/36 as a decimal?