What is 13 59/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 59/5 as a decimal is 24.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 13 59/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 5 and add its product to 59 in the numerator to get: 124/5. Now we will attempt to convert 124/5 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 124 by the denominator 5:124 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 24.8As a result, you get 24.8 as your answer when you convert 13 59/5 (or 124/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 35/41 as a decimal?What is 5 51/19 as a decimal?What is 13 91/4 as a decimal?What is 3 77/5 as a decimal?