What is 17 21/4 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 17 21/4 as a decimal is 22.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 17 21/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 17 by 4 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 89/4. Now we will attempt to convert 89/4 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 89 by the denominator 4:89 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 22.25As a result, you get 22.25 as your answer when you convert 17 21/4 (or 89/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 10 2/13 as a decimal?What is 14 4/10 as a decimal?What is 2 18/37 as a decimal?What is 2 18/41 as a decimal?