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What is 3 10/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 10/17 as a decimal is 3.59MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 10/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 17 and add its product to 10 in the numerator to get: 61/17. Now we will attempt to convert 61/17 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 61 by the denominator 17:61 (numerator) ÷ 17 (denominator) = 3.59As a result, you get 3.59 as your answer when you convert 3 10/17 (or 61/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 34/46 as a decimal?What is 1 56/50 as a decimal?What is 1 79/43 as a decimal?What is 4 31/17 as a decimal?