What is 15 21/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 15 21/2 as a decimal is 25.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 15 21/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 15 by 2 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 51/2. Now we will attempt to convert 51/2 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 51 by the denominator 2:51 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 25.5As a result, you get 25.5 as your answer when you convert 15 21/2 (or 51/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 7 11/18 as a decimal?What is 2 36/36 as a decimal?What is 7 52/12 as a decimal?