What is 3 46/18 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 46/18 as a decimal is 5.56 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 46/18 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 18 and add its product to 46 in the numerator to get: 100/18. Now we will attempt to convert 100/18 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 100/18 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 100 by the denominator 18: 100 (numerator) Γ· 18 (denominator) = 5.56 And there you go! We got 5.56 as the answer when you convert 3 46/18 (or 100/18) 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 47 7/2 as a decimal? What is 5 41/18 as a decimal? What is 23 28/5 as a decimal? What is 2 51/49 as a decimal?