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What is 4 85/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 85/7 as a decimal is 16.14MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 85/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 7 and add its product to 85 in the numerator to get: 113/7. Now we will attempt to convert 113/7 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 113 by the denominator 7:113 (numerator) ÷ 7 (denominator) = 16.14As a result, you get 16.14 as your answer when you convert 4 85/7 (or 113/7) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 5 6/17 as a decimal?What is 3 30/40 as a decimal?What is 5 7/28 as a decimal?What is 21 3/7 as a decimal?