What is 5 3/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 3/26 as a decimal is 5.12 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 3/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 26 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 133/26. Now we will attempt to convert 133/26 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 133/26 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 133 by the denominator 26: 133 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 5.12 And there you go! We got 5.12 as the answer when you convert 5 3/26 (or 133/26) 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 33/40 as a decimal? What is 3 23/34 as a decimal? What is 4 64/13 as a decimal? What is 3 52/23 as a decimal?