What is 12 74/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 74/5 as a decimal is 26.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 74/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 5 and add its product to 74 in the numerator to get: 134/5. Now we will attempt to convert 134/5 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 134 by the denominator 5:134 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 26.8As a result, you get 26.8 as your answer when you convert 12 74/5 (or 134/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 26/30 as a decimal?What is 5 5/19 as a decimal?What is 2 35/46 as a decimal?What is 3 47/34 as a decimal?