What is 5 34/19 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 5 34/19 as a decimal is 6.79 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 34/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 19 and add its product to 34 in the numerator to get: 129/19. Now we will attempt to convert 129/19 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 129 by the denominator 19: 129 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 6.79 As a result, you get 6.79 as your answer when you convert 5 34/19 (or 129/19) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 45/19 as a decimal? What is 4 9/20 as a decimal? What is 2 52/27 as a decimal? What is 3 5/48 as a decimal?