What is 3 16/44 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 3 16/44 as a decimal is 3.36 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 16/44 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 44 and add its product to 16 in the numerator to get: 148/44. Now we will attempt to convert 148/44 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 148 by the denominator 44 (which you can enter in any calculator): 148 (numerator) ÷ 44 (denominator) = 3.36 And finally, you get 3.36 as your answer when you convert 3 16/44 (or 148/44) to a decimal. Practice more conversion 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 5 7/21 as a decimal? What is 4 63/8 as a decimal? What is 1 72/32 as a decimal? What is 5 28/9 as a decimal?