What is 8 21/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 21/12 as a decimal is 9.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 21/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 12 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 117/12. Now we will attempt to convert 117/12 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 117 by the denominator 12:117 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 9.75As a result, you get 9.75 as your answer when you convert 8 21/12 (or 117/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 91/28 as a decimal?What is 20 87/3 as a decimal?What is 4 21/27 as a decimal?What is 1 104/38 as a decimal?