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What is 31 39/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 31 39/3 as a decimal is 44MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 31 39/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 31 by 3 and add its product to 39 in the numerator to get: 132/3. Now we will attempt to convert 132/3 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 132 by the denominator 3:132 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 44As a result, you get 44 as your answer when you convert 31 39/3 (or 132/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 38/44 as a decimal?What is 1 110/37 as a decimal?What is 3 5/28 as a decimal?What is 3 58/20 as a decimal?