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What is 4 48/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 48/20 as a decimal is 6.4MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 48/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 20 and add its product to 48 in the numerator to get: 128/20. Now we will attempt to convert 128/20 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 20:128 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 6.4As a result, you get 6.4 as your answer when you convert 4 48/20 (or 128/20) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 62/28 as a decimal?What is 1 101/36 as a decimal?What is 8 1/3 as a decimal?What is 4 2/33 as a decimal?