What is 4 15/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 15/26 as a decimal is 4.58MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 15/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 26 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 119/26. Now we will attempt to convert 119/26 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 119/26 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 119 by the denominator 26:119 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 4.58And there you go! We got 4.58 as the answer when you convert 4 15/26 (or 119/26) 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 10 40/7 as a decimal?What is 18 56/5 as a decimal?What is 3 47/16 as a decimal?What is 6 4/15 as a decimal?