What is 7 11/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 11/8 as a decimal is 8.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 7 11/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 8 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 67/8. Now we will attempt to convert 67/8 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 67/8 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 67 by the denominator 8:67 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 8.38And there you go! We got 8.38 as the answer when you convert 7 11/8 (or 67/8) 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 3 26/27 as a decimal?What is 3 3/47 as a decimal?What is 2 12/41 as a decimal?What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?