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What is 9 4/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 9 4/15 as a decimal is 9.27MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 9 4/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 15 and add its product to 4 in the numerator to get: 139/15. Now we will attempt to convert 139/15 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 139 by the denominator 15:139 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 9.27As a result, you get 9.27 as your answer when you convert 9 4/15 (or 139/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 3/23 as a decimal?What is 1 23/49 as a decimal?What is 2 35/30 as a decimal?What is 2 63/35 as a decimal?