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What is 20 37/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 37/3 as a decimal is 32.33MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 37/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 3 and add its product to 37 in the numerator to get: 97/3. Now we will attempt to convert 97/3 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 97 by the denominator 3:97 (numerator) ÷ 3 (denominator) = 32.33As a result, you get 32.33 as your answer when you convert 20 37/3 (or 97/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 30/16 as a decimal?What is 2 66/37 as a decimal?What is 1 72/38 as a decimal?What is 4 2/36 as a decimal?