What is 3 62/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 62/15 as a decimal is 7.13MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 62/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 15 and add its product to 62 in the numerator to get: 107/15. Now we will attempt to convert 107/15 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 107/15 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 107 by the denominator 15:107 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 7.13And there you go! We got 7.13 as the answer when you convert 3 62/15 (or 107/15) 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 63/43 as a decimal?What is 3 6/29 as a decimal?What is 2 72/35 as a decimal?What is 3 80/23 as a decimal?