What is 27 26/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 27 26/2 as a decimal is 40MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 27 26/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 27 by 2 and add its product to 26 in the numerator to get: 80/2. Now we will attempt to convert 80/2 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 80 by the denominator 2:80 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 40As a result, you get 40 as your answer when you convert 27 26/2 (or 80/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 71/37 as a decimal?What is 1 26/40 as a decimal?What is 3 9/47 as a decimal?What is 2 16/17 as a decimal?