What is 5 30/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 30/21 as a decimal is 6.43MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 30/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 21 and add its product to 30 in the numerator to get: 135/21. Now we will attempt to convert 135/21 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 135 by the denominator 21:135 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 6.43As a result, you get 6.43 as your answer when you convert 5 30/21 (or 135/21) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 22/41 as a decimal?What is 3 4/48 as a decimal?What is 2 50/19 as a decimal?What is 2 124/8 as a decimal?