What is 8 15/16 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 8 15/16 as a decimal is 8.94 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 8 15/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 16 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 143/16. Now we will attempt to convert 143/16 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 143 by the denominator 16: 143 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 8.94 As a result, you get 8.94 as your answer when you convert 8 15/16 (or 143/16) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 8 20/13 as a decimal? What is 2 18/44 as a decimal? What is 3 5/35 as a decimal? What is 3 29/32 as a decimal?