What is 12 69/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 69/5 as a decimal is 25.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 69/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 5 and add its product to 69 in the numerator to get: 129/5. Now we will attempt to convert 129/5 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 129/5 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 129 by the denominator 5:129 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 25.8And there you go! We got 25.8 as the answer when you convert 12 69/5 (or 129/5) 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 1 11/38 as a decimal?What is 3 6/44 as a decimal?What is 2 29/39 as a decimal?What is 4 53/24 as a decimal?