What is 11 5/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 11 5/5 as a decimal is 12MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 11 5/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 11 by 5 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 60/5. Now we will attempt to convert 60/5 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 60/5 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 60 by the denominator 5:60 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 12And there you go! We got 12 as the answer when you convert 11 5/5 (or 60/5) 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 4/39 as a decimal?What is 4 12/33 as a decimal?What is 1 62/38 as a decimal?What is 10 7/14 as a decimal?