What is 16 42/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 42/2 as a decimal is 37MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 42/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 2 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 74/2. Now we will attempt to convert 74/2 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 74 by the denominator 2:74 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 37As a result, you get 37 as your answer when you convert 16 42/2 (or 74/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 10 19/9 as a decimal?What is 1 55/44 as a decimal?What is 4 15/26 as a decimal?What is 22 25/5 as a decimal?