What is 40 34/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 40 34/2 as a decimal is 57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 40 34/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 40 by 2 and add its product to 34 in the numerator to get: 114/2. Now we will attempt to convert 114/2 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 114/2 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 114 by the denominator 2:114 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 57And there you go! We got 57 as the answer when you convert 40 34/2 (or 114/2) 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 91/26 as a decimal?What is 3 12/37 as a decimal?What is 3 132/4 as a decimal?What is 1 76/41 as a decimal?