What is 50 15/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 50 15/2 as a decimal is 57.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 50 15/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 50 by 2 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 115/2. Now we will attempt to convert 115/2 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 115/2 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 115 by the denominator 2:115 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 57.5And there you go! We got 57.5 as the answer when you convert 50 15/2 (or 115/2) 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 4 76/12 as a decimal?What is 1 36/23 as a decimal?What is 1 47/46 as a decimal?What is 3 29/16 as a decimal?