What is 3 46/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 46/17 as a decimal is 5.71MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 46/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 17 and add its product to 46 in the numerator to get: 97/17. Now we will attempt to convert 97/17 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 97 by the denominator 17:97 (numerator) ÷ 17 (denominator) = 5.71As a result, you get 5.71 as your answer when you convert 3 46/17 (or 97/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 6/21 as a decimal?What is 1 15/29 as a decimal?What is 3 11/45 as a decimal?What is 3 22/26 as a decimal?