What is 23 5/3 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 23 5/3 as a decimal is 24.67 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 23 5/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 23 by 3 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 74/3. Now we will attempt to convert 74/3 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 74 by the denominator 3: 74 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 24.67 As a result, you get 24.67 as your answer when you convert 23 5/3 (or 74/3) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 4 38/10 as a decimal? What is 5 40/20 as a decimal? What is 1 9/50 as a decimal? What is 3 27/27 as a decimal?