What is 3 61/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 61/26 as a decimal is 5.35MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 61/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 26 and add its product to 61 in the numerator to get: 139/26. Now we will attempt to convert 139/26 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 139 by the denominator 26:139 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 5.35As a result, you get 5.35 as your answer when you convert 3 61/26 (or 139/26) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 76/31 as a decimal?What is 4 3/33 as a decimal?What is 3 2/49 as a decimal?What is 3 54/28 as a decimal?