What is 4 19/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 19/8 as a decimal is 6.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 4 19/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 8 and add its product to 19 in the numerator to get: 51/8. Now we will attempt to convert 51/8 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 51/8 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 51 by the denominator 8:51 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 6.38And there you go! We got 6.38 as the answer when you convert 4 19/8 (or 51/8) 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 8/47 as a decimal?What is 3 65/24 as a decimal?What is 3 20/42 as a decimal?What is 2 8/3 as a decimal?