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Q:
# What is 4 50/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 4 50/24 as a decimal is 6.08
Methods
First step – Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 4 50/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 4 by 24 and add its product to 50 in the numerator to get: 146/24. Now we will attempt to convert 146/24 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 146 by the denominator 24 (which you can enter in any calculator):
146 (numerator) ÷ 24 (denominator) = 6.08
And finally, you get 6.08 as your answer when you convert 4 50/24 (or 146/24) to a decimal.
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