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What is 17 100/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 17 100/2 as a decimal is 67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 17 100/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 17 by 2 and add its product to 100 in the numerator to get: 134/2. Now we will attempt to convert 134/2 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 134 by the denominator 2:134 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 67As a result, you get 67 as your answer when you convert 17 100/2 (or 134/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 84/48 as a decimal?What is 2 20/11 as a decimal?What is 6 16/8 as a decimal?What is 29 19/4 as a decimal?