What is 8 120/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 120/2 as a decimal is 68MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 120/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 2 and add its product to 120 in the numerator to get: 136/2. Now we will attempt to convert 136/2 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 136 by the denominator 2:136 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 68As a result, you get 68 as your answer when you convert 8 120/2 (or 136/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/47 as a decimal?What is 3 39/34 as a decimal?What is 8 2/18 as a decimal?What is 1 15/37 as a decimal?