What is 12 28/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 28/8 as a decimal is 15.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 28/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 8 and add its product to 28 in the numerator to get: 124/8. Now we will attempt to convert 124/8 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 124 by the denominator 8:124 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 15.5As a result, you get 15.5 as your answer when you convert 12 28/8 (or 124/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 81/15 as a decimal?What is 1 69/44 as a decimal?What is 6 52/10 as a decimal?What is 2 17/42 as a decimal?