What is 12 20/7 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 12 20/7 as a decimal is 14.86 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 12 20/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 7 and add its product to 20 in the numerator to get: 104/7. Now we will attempt to convert 104/7 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 104 by the denominator 7: 104 (numerator) ÷ 7 (denominator) = 14.86 As a result, you get 14.86 as your answer when you convert 12 20/7 (or 104/7) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 28/42 as a decimal? What is 2 7/25 as a decimal? What is 1 28/49 as a decimal? What is 5 1/30 as a decimal?