What is 20 44/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 44/5 as a decimal is 28.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 44/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 5 and add its product to 44 in the numerator to get: 144/5. Now we will attempt to convert 144/5 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 144 by the denominator 5:144 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 28.8As a result, you get 28.8 as your answer when you convert 20 44/5 (or 144/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 20 11/4 as a decimal?What is 1 109/38 as a decimal?What is 4 11/32 as a decimal?What is 1 38/31 as a decimal?