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# What is 26 26/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 26 26/4 as a decimal is 32.5MethodsFirst step β Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 26 26/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 26 by 4 and add its product to 26 in the numerator to get: 130/4. Now we will attempt to convert 130/4 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 130/4 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 130 by the denominator 4:130 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 32.5And there you go! We got 32.5 as the answer when you convert 26 26/4 (or 130/4) 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 2 62/28 as a decimal?What is 1 49/47 as a decimal?What is 4 32/21 as a decimal?What is 7 78/4 as a decimal?