What is 5 1/26 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 5 1/26 as a decimal is 5.04 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 5 1/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 26 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 131/26. Now we will attempt to convert 131/26 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 131 by the denominator 26: 131 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 5.04 As a result, you get 5.04 as your answer when you convert 5 1/26 (or 131/26) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 12/27 as a decimal? What is 3 81/8 as a decimal? What is 3 8/40 as a decimal? What is 3 31/24 as a decimal?