What is 86 23/130 as a decimal?

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Solution: 86 23/130 as a decimal is 86.18MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 86 23/130 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 86 by 130 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 11203/130. Now we will attempt to convert 11203/130 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 11203/130 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 11203 by the denominator 130:11203 (numerator) Γ· 130 (denominator) = 86.18And there you go! We got 86.18 as the answer when you convert 86 23/130 (or 11203/130) 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 1 47/33 as a decimal?What is 4 48/14 as a decimal?What is 35 45/3 as a decimal?What is 7 2/21 as a decimal?