What is 11 12/7 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 11 12/7 as a decimal is 12.71 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 11 12/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 11 by 7 and add its product to 12 in the numerator to get: 89/7. Now we will attempt to convert 89/7 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 89 by the denominator 7 (which you can enter in any calculator): 89 (numerator) ÷ 7 (denominator) = 12.71 And finally, you get 12.71 as your answer when you convert 11 12/7 (or 89/7) to a decimal. Practice more conversion 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 36/12 as a decimal? What is 11 25/10 as a decimal? What is 3 44/21 as a decimal? What is 2 42/45 as a decimal?