What is 15 38/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 15 38/5 as a decimal is 22.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 15 38/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 15 by 5 and add its product to 38 in the numerator to get: 113/5. Now we will attempt to convert 113/5 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 113 by the denominator 5:113 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 22.6As a result, you get 22.6 as your answer when you convert 15 38/5 (or 113/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 49/8 as a decimal?What is 2 23/47 as a decimal?What is 7 115/5 as a decimal?What is 1 27/38 as a decimal?