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What is 4 5/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 5/4 as a decimal is 5.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 5/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 4 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 21/4. Now we will attempt to convert 21/4 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 21 by the denominator 4:21 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 5.25As a result, you get 5.25 as your answer when you convert 4 5/4 (or 21/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 68/41 as a decimal?What is 1 72/39 as a decimal?What is 1 3/29 as a decimal?What is 13 26/6 as a decimal?