What is 5 11/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 11/21 as a decimal is 5.52 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 11/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 21 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 116/21. Now we will attempt to convert 116/21 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 116/21 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 116 by the denominator 21: 116 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 5.52 And there you go! We got 5.52 as the answer when you convert 5 11/21 (or 116/21) 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 48 5/3 as a decimal? What is 2 96/26 as a decimal? What is 3 6/9 as a decimal? What is 2 78/28 as a decimal?