What is 3 90/16 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 90/16 as a decimal is 8.63MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 90/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 16 and add its product to 90 in the numerator to get: 138/16. Now we will attempt to convert 138/16 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 138 by the denominator 16:138 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 8.63As a result, you get 8.63 as your answer when you convert 3 90/16 (or 138/16) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 6/18 as a decimal?What is 4 38/22 as a decimal?What is 3 46/25 as a decimal?What is 1 20/31 as a decimal?