What is 16 8/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 8/5 as a decimal is 17.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 8/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 5 and add its product to 8 in the numerator to get: 88/5. Now we will attempt to convert 88/5 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 88 by the denominator 5:88 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 17.6As a result, you get 17.6 as your answer when you convert 16 8/5 (or 88/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 13/47 as a decimal?What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 2 62/42 as a decimal?What is 2 112/9 as a decimal?