What is 51 146/97 as a decimal?

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Solution: 51 146/97 as a decimal is 52.51MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 51 146/97 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 51 by 97 and add its product to 146 in the numerator to get: 5093/97. Now we will attempt to convert 5093/97 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 5093/97 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 5093 by the denominator 97:5093 (numerator) Γ· 97 (denominator) = 52.51And there you go! We got 52.51 as the answer when you convert 51 146/97 (or 5093/97) 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 3 33/31 as a decimal?What is 14 25/6 as a decimal?What is 2 16/45 as a decimal?What is 1 8/32 as a decimal?