What is 12 26/7 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 12 26/7 as a decimal is 15.71 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 12 26/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 7 and add its product to 26 in the numerator to get: 110/7. Now we will attempt to convert 110/7 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 110 by the denominator 7: 110 (numerator) ÷ 7 (denominator) = 15.71 As a result, you get 15.71 as your answer when you convert 12 26/7 (or 110/7) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 47/43 as a decimal? What is 1 27/15 as a decimal? What is 4 13/33 as a decimal? What is 4 29/30 as a decimal?