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What is 7 14/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 14/12 as a decimal is 8.17 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 7 14/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 12 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 98/12. Now we will attempt to convert 98/12 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 98/12 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 98 by the denominator 12: 98 (numerator) ÷ 12 (denominator) = 8.17 And there you go! We got 8.17 as the answer when you convert 7 14/12 (or 98/12) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 2 11/37 as a decimal? What is 3 21/43 as a decimal? What is 5 87/10 as a decimal? What is 2 31/33 as a decimal?