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What is 4 83/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 83/15 as a decimal is 9.53MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 83/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 15 and add its product to 83 in the numerator to get: 143/15. Now we will attempt to convert 143/15 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 143 by the denominator 15:143 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 9.53As a result, you get 9.53 as your answer when you convert 4 83/15 (or 143/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 3/45 as a decimal?What is 3 12/46 as a decimal?What is 1 8/27 as a decimal?What is 5 11/24 as a decimal?