What is 27 13/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 27 13/2 as a decimal is 33.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 27 13/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 27 by 2 and add its product to 13 in the numerator to get: 67/2. Now we will attempt to convert 67/2 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 67/2 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 67 by the denominator 2:67 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 33.5And there you go! We got 33.5 as the answer when you convert 27 13/2 (or 67/2) 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 1 114/34 as a decimal?What is 2 39/47 as a decimal?What is 1 9/44 as a decimal?What is 2 32/45 as a decimal?