What is 26 13/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 26 13/5 as a decimal is 28.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 26 13/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 26 by 5 and add its product to 13 in the numerator to get: 143/5. Now we will attempt to convert 143/5 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 143/5 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 143 by the denominator 5:143 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 28.6And there you go! We got 28.6 as the answer when you convert 26 13/5 (or 143/5) 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 4 73/7 as a decimal?What is 7 38/16 as a decimal?What is 3 25/29 as a decimal?What is 2 9/42 as a decimal?