What is 56 22/43 as a decimal?

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Solution: 56 22/43 as a decimal is 56.51MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 56 22/43 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 56 by 43 and add its product to 22 in the numerator to get: 2430/43. Now we will attempt to convert 2430/43 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 2430/43 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 2430 by the denominator 43:2430 (numerator) Γ· 43 (denominator) = 56.51And there you go! We got 56.51 as the answer when you convert 56 22/43 (or 2430/43) 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 3 60/22 as a decimal?What is 2 25/25 as a decimal?What is 2 55/24 as a decimal?What is 2 64/41 as a decimal?