What is 3 39/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 39/15 as a decimal is 5.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 39/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 15 and add its product to 39 in the numerator to get: 84/15. Now we will attempt to convert 84/15 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 84/15 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 84 by the denominator 15:84 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 5.6And there you go! We got 5.6 as the answer when you convert 3 39/15 (or 84/15) 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 2 75/31 as a decimal?What is 2 74/27 as a decimal?What is 9 3/16 as a decimal?What is 5 7/28 as a decimal?