What is 9 4/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 9 4/8 as a decimal is 9.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 9 4/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 8 and add its product to 4 in the numerator to get: 76/8. Now we will attempt to convert 76/8 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 76/8 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 76 by the denominator 8:76 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 9.5And there you go! We got 9.5 as the answer when you convert 9 4/8 (or 76/8) 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 3 25/31 as a decimal?What is 12 7/10 as a decimal?What is 2 44/47 as a decimal?What is 3 29/39 as a decimal?