What is 8 4/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 4/7 as a decimal is 8.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 4/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 7 and add its product to 4 in the numerator to get: 60/7. Now we will attempt to convert 60/7 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 60 by the denominator 7:60 (numerator) Γ· 7 (denominator) = 8.57As a result, you get 8.57 as your answer when you convert 8 4/7 (or 60/7) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 11 81/6 as a decimal?What is 3 2/44 as a decimal?What is 4 4/32 as a decimal?What is 3 34/16 as a decimal?