What is 5 71/13 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 71/13 as a decimal is 10.46MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 71/13 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 13 and add its product to 71 in the numerator to get: 136/13. Now we will attempt to convert 136/13 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 136/13 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 136 by the denominator 13:136 (numerator) Γ· 13 (denominator) = 10.46And there you go! We got 10.46 as the answer when you convert 5 71/13 (or 136/13) 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 2 62/42 as a decimal?What is 2 7/46 as a decimal?What is 3 39/27 as a decimal?What is 2 84/24 as a decimal?