What is 8 7/9 as a decimal?

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Solution: 8 7/9 as a decimal is 8.78MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 8 7/9 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 8 by 9 and add its product to 7 in the numerator to get: 79/9. Now we will attempt to convert 79/9 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 79 by the denominator 9:79 (numerator) Γ· 9 (denominator) = 8.78As a result, you get 8.78 as your answer when you convert 8 7/9 (or 79/9) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 46/32 as a decimal?What is 2 50/31 as a decimal?What is 12 55/3 as a decimal?What is 2 44/46 as a decimal?