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What is 12 3/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 3/12 as a decimal is 12.25 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 12 3/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 12 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 147/12. Now we will attempt to convert 147/12 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 147/12 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 147 by the denominator 12: 147 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 12.25 And there you go! We got 12.25 as the answer when you convert 12 3/12 (or 147/12) 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 7 50/13 as a decimal? What is 2 61/42 as a decimal? What is 3 78/16 as a decimal? What is 2 18/44 as a decimal?