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What is 20 72/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 72/2 as a decimal is 56MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 72/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 2 and add its product to 72 in the numerator to get: 112/2. Now we will attempt to convert 112/2 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 112 by the denominator 2:112 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 56As a result, you get 56 as your answer when you convert 20 72/2 (or 112/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 7 1/21 as a decimal?What is 1 52/47 as a decimal?What is 11 71/3 as a decimal?