What is 3 77/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 77/17 as a decimal is 7.53MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 77/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 17 and add its product to 77 in the numerator to get: 128/17. Now we will attempt to convert 128/17 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 128 by the denominator 17:128 (numerator) Γ· 17 (denominator) = 7.53As a result, you get 7.53 as your answer when you convert 3 77/17 (or 128/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 21/14 as a decimal?What is 3 7/27 as a decimal?What is 2 15/50 as a decimal?What is 16 33/4 as a decimal?