What is 12 84/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 84/3 as a decimal is 40MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 84/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 3 and add its product to 84 in the numerator to get: 120/3. Now we will attempt to convert 120/3 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 120 by the denominator 3:120 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 40As a result, you get 40 as your answer when you convert 12 84/3 (or 120/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 5/23 as a decimal?What is 3 34/17 as a decimal?What is 2 36/42 as a decimal?What is 23 6/6 as a decimal?