What is 5 77/9 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 77/9 as a decimal is 13.56MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 5 77/9 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 9 and add its product to 77 in the numerator to get: 122/9. Now we will attempt to convert 122/9 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 122/9 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 122 by the denominator 9:122 (numerator) Γ· 9 (denominator) = 13.56And there you go! We got 13.56 as the answer when you convert 5 77/9 (or 122/9) 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 12 3/10 as a decimal?What is 1 111/30 as a decimal?What is 3 23/7 as a decimal?What is 3 3/49 as a decimal?