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What is 36 10/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 36 10/3 as a decimal is 39.33MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 36 10/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 36 by 3 and add its product to 10 in the numerator to get: 118/3. Now we will attempt to convert 118/3 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 118 by the denominator 3:118 (numerator) ÷ 3 (denominator) = 39.33As a result, you get 39.33 as your answer when you convert 36 10/3 (or 118/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 43/49 as a decimal?What is 4 2/37 as a decimal?What is 1 21/50 as a decimal?What is 4 2/34 as a decimal?