What is 28 83/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 28 83/2 as a decimal is 69.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 28 83/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 28 by 2 and add its product to 83 in the numerator to get: 139/2. Now we will attempt to convert 139/2 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 139/2 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 139 by the denominator 2:139 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 69.5And there you go! We got 69.5 as the answer when you convert 28 83/2 (or 139/2) 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 2 62/38 as a decimal?What is 2 43/35 as a decimal?What is 3 6/47 as a decimal?What is 21 17/3 as a decimal?