What is 21 61/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 21 61/2 as a decimal is 51.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 21 61/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 21 by 2 and add its product to 61 in the numerator to get: 103/2. Now we will attempt to convert 103/2 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 103 by the denominator 2:103 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 51.5As a result, you get 51.5 as your answer when you convert 21 61/2 (or 103/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 7/46 as a decimal?What is 1 122/26 as a decimal?What is 5 32/17 as a decimal?What is 1 14/28 as a decimal?