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What is 20 24/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 24/3 as a decimal is 28MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 24/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 3 and add its product to 24 in the numerator to get: 84/3. Now we will attempt to convert 84/3 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 84 by the denominator 3:84 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 28As a result, you get 28 as your answer when you convert 20 24/3 (or 84/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 61/39 as a decimal?What is 2 33/42 as a decimal?What is 5 19/26 as a decimal?What is 14 17/8 as a decimal?