What is 16 2/9 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 2/9 as a decimal is 16.22 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 16 2/9 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 9 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 146/9. Now we will attempt to convert 146/9 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 146/9 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 146 by the denominator 9: 146 (numerator) Γ· 9 (denominator) = 16.22 And there you go! We got 16.22 as the answer when you convert 16 2/9 (or 146/9) 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 5 19/12 as a decimal? What is 7 42/14 as a decimal? What is 4 2/36 as a decimal? What is 3 10/46 as a decimal?