What is 15 32/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 15 32/7 as a decimal is 19.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 15 32/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 15 by 7 and add its product to 32 in the numerator to get: 137/7. Now we will attempt to convert 137/7 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 137 by the denominator 7:137 (numerator) Γ· 7 (denominator) = 19.57As a result, you get 19.57 as your answer when you convert 15 32/7 (or 137/7) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 11/46 as a decimal?What is 2 40/50 as a decimal?What is 2 2/32 as a decimal?What is 1 41/5 as a decimal?