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What is 12 13/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 13/7 as a decimal is 13.86MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 13/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 7 and add its product to 13 in the numerator to get: 97/7. Now we will attempt to convert 97/7 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 97 by the denominator 7:97 (numerator) Γ· 7 (denominator) = 13.86As a result, you get 13.86 as your answer when you convert 12 13/7 (or 97/7) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 34/11 as a decimal?What is 4 17/32 as a decimal?What is 2 55/22 as a decimal?What is 2 76/30 as a decimal?