What is 7 12/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 12/14 as a decimal is 7.86MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 7 12/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 14 and add its product to 12 in the numerator to get: 110/14. Now we will attempt to convert 110/14 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 110/14 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 110 by the denominator 14:110 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 7.86And there you go! We got 7.86 as the answer when you convert 7 12/14 (or 110/14) 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 1 83/24 as a decimal?What is 2 29/46 as a decimal?What is 3 33/33 as a decimal?What is 1 15/21 as a decimal?