What is 16 14/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 14/5 as a decimal is 18.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 14/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 5 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 94/5. Now we will attempt to convert 94/5 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 94 by the denominator 5:94 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 18.8As a result, you get 18.8 as your answer when you convert 16 14/5 (or 94/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 6/46 as a decimal?What is 1 100/17 as a decimal?What is 3 31/18 as a decimal?What is 11 1/12 as a decimal?