What is 21 103/118 as a decimal?

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Solution: 21 103/118 as a decimal is 21.87MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 21 103/118 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 21 by 118 and add its product to 103 in the numerator to get: 2581/118. Now we will attempt to convert 2581/118 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 2581/118 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 2581 by the denominator 118:2581 (numerator) Γ· 118 (denominator) = 21.87And there you go! We got 21.87 as the answer when you convert 21 103/118 (or 2581/118) 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 4 5/33 as a decimal?What is 1 67/37 as a decimal?What is 1 112/11 as a decimal?What is 2 63/36 as a decimal?