What is 24 15/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 24 15/4 as a decimal is 27.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 24 15/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 24 by 4 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 111/4. Now we will attempt to convert 111/4 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 111/4 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 111 by the denominator 4:111 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 27.75And there you go! We got 27.75 as the answer when you convert 24 15/4 (or 111/4) 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 3 69/26 as a decimal?What is 30 1/5 as a decimal?What is 2 33/47 as a decimal?What is 18 13/3 as a decimal?