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What is 39 82/50 as a decimal?

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Solution: 39 82/50 as a decimal is 40.64MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 39 82/50 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 39 by 50 and add its product to 82 in the numerator to get: 2032/50. Now we will attempt to convert 2032/50 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 2032 by the denominator 50:2032 (numerator) Γ· 50 (denominator) = 40.64As a result, you get 40.64 as your answer when you convert 39 82/50 (or 2032/50) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 11 15/11 as a decimal?What is 19 69/3 as a decimal?What is 9 5/8 as a decimal?What is 3 55/31 as a decimal?