What is 10 81/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 10 81/5 as a decimal is 26.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 10 81/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 10 by 5 and add its product to 81 in the numerator to get: 131/5. Now we will attempt to convert 131/5 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 131/5 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 131 by the denominator 5:131 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 26.2And there you go! We got 26.2 as the answer when you convert 10 81/5 (or 131/5) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 1 100/9 as a decimal?What is 1 86/42 as a decimal?What is 3 1/21 as a decimal?What is 1 68/43 as a decimal?