What is 3 26/31 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 26/31 as a decimal is 3.84MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 26/31 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 31 and add its product to 26 in the numerator to get: 119/31. Now we will attempt to convert 119/31 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 119/31 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 119 by the denominator 31:119 (numerator) Γ· 31 (denominator) = 3.84And there you go! We got 3.84 as the answer when you convert 3 26/31 (or 119/31) 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 6 5/24 as a decimal?What is 2 39/36 as a decimal?What is 2 42/49 as a decimal?What is 9 36/9 as a decimal?