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What is 45 15/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 45 15/3 as a decimal is 50MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 45 15/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 45 by 3 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 150/3. Now we will attempt to convert 150/3 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 150 by the denominator 3:150 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 50As a result, you get 50 as your answer when you convert 45 15/3 (or 150/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 39/46 as a decimal?What is 1 35/50 as a decimal?What is 1 21/30 as a decimal?What is 3 44/33 as a decimal?