What is 3 7/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 7/5 as a decimal is 4.4MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 7/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 5 and add its product to 7 in the numerator to get: 22/5. Now we will attempt to convert 22/5 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 22 by the denominator 5:22 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 4.4As a result, you get 4.4 as your answer when you convert 3 7/5 (or 22/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 6/7 as a decimal?What is 2 47/47 as a decimal?What is 9 70/4 as a decimal?What is 3 22/38 as a decimal?