What is 5 80/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 80/8 as a decimal is 15MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 80/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 8 and add its product to 80 in the numerator to get: 120/8. Now we will attempt to convert 120/8 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 120 by the denominator 8:120 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 15As a result, you get 15 as your answer when you convert 5 80/8 (or 120/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 14 8/8 as a decimal?What is 3 3/46 as a decimal?What is 4 72/11 as a decimal?What is 3 2/40 as a decimal?