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What is 5 56/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 56/12 as a decimal is 9.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 56/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 12 and add its product to 56 in the numerator to get: 116/12. Now we will attempt to convert 116/12 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 116 by the denominator 12:116 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 9.67As a result, you get 9.67 as your answer when you convert 5 56/12 (or 116/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 6/47 as a decimal?What is 4 32/29 as a decimal?What is 3 32/28 as a decimal?What is 1 25/46 as a decimal?