What is 12 16/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 16/2 as a decimal is 20MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 16/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 2 and add its product to 16 in the numerator to get: 40/2. Now we will attempt to convert 40/2 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 40 by the denominator 2:40 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 20As a result, you get 20 as your answer when you convert 12 16/2 (or 40/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 73/39 as a decimal?What is 2 32/42 as a decimal?What is 4 48/21 as a decimal?What is 2 56/40 as a decimal?