What is 8 29/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 29/8 as a decimal is 11.63 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 8 29/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 8 and add its product to 29 in the numerator to get: 93/8. Now we will attempt to convert 93/8 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 93/8 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 93 by the denominator 8: 93 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 11.63 And there you go! We got 11.63 as the answer when you convert 8 29/8 (or 93/8) 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 3 104/13 as a decimal? What is 1 87/40 as a decimal? What is 2 85/9 as a decimal? What is 5 1/29 as a decimal?