What is 20 61/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 61/4 as a decimal is 35.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 61/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 4 and add its product to 61 in the numerator to get: 141/4. Now we will attempt to convert 141/4 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 141/4 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 141 by the denominator 4:141 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 35.25And there you go! We got 35.25 as the answer when you convert 20 61/4 (or 141/4) 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 5 2/29 as a decimal?What is 3 95/9 as a decimal?What is 3 29/33 as a decimal?What is 3 46/27 as a decimal?