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anonymous
 5 years ago
Im a little younger than the rest of you and i need help with wayy smaller situations but if there is someone out there who is wiling to help me please answer this question: How do you turn a mixed number to a decimal ?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Im a little younger than the rest of you and i need help with wayy smaller situations but if there is someone out there who is wiling to help me please answer this question: How do you turn a mixed number to a decimal ?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Quick question: do you know how to turn a fraction into a decimal (like \[1/3 = 0.333333333... or 3/4=0.75\] ). If yes, then turning a mixed number into a decimal is the same idea. Let's say the mixed number is \[3 ((4/5))\] (where 3 is the whole number and 4/5 is the fraction). Then we know we will already know what the number is to the left of the decimal point: 3 Now for the numbers to the left of the decimal point we look at the fraction: 4/5. If you know how to divide then you can set up the problem to \[4 \div 5\]. This will equal 0.8/. So if we combine 3+0.8=3.8. If you want to double check this you can also turn the mixed number into an improper fraction. So my example will look like 19/5 as an improper fraction. Again if you use division you will find that \[19 \div 5\] = 3.8. Does that answer your question?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no not even close im in 5th grade

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im dealing with decimals mixed numbers and fractions

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay do you know division?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If not, I would recommend getting a pencil and paper to write your problem out.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wonderful. Just wondering, what is one of the problems you have that is a mixed number? That way we can work on it step by step.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Umm... I Dont Really Have One Its Just A Subject we are working on in school You can make up A PROBLEM IF THATS OKAY WITH YOU sorry fot the caps lock

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay here is a mixed number: 4 5/6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(where 4 is the whole number and 5/6 is the fraction).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yess i know that part

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like a circle cut into 6 slices and only 5 shaded with 4 whole

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Excellent. So if we want to turn this into a decimal we need to figure out the numbers to the left of the decimal first. Numbers to the left of a decimal are whole numbers. What will be our whole number for this problem?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so all that is left is to find the numbers that will be on the decimal side. So since you have already address that 4 is a whole number, we now want to focus on the fraction 5/6. Now you will need to do some division (if you want to use paper): so \[5 \div 6\]. Tell me what you get when you do long division.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awesome. So now we just need to add our whole number with our fraction/decimal you just found. So 4+0.83333333= ????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And that is the answer!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont think i can go to school and put = 4.83333

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Most of the time a teacher will make you round your decimal. Besides, this is just the process you can take to solve the problem.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so can i take some of the 3's off to make it 4.83 but than again i still dont completely Understand How we got this answer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If your teacher says to round to two decimal places, then yes you can write it like 4.83. How about this; I'll give you a problem and you work on it (going through the process again), and tell me what you think the answer is. Then if you did something wrong I can see what part you may not understand.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How about this: 6 3/8

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06.375 is the answer but thats from the calculator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try not to use your calculator.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did the i got 6.2something

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you can see where they got the 6 from in 6.375, right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you may be messing up when you are trying to do the division for the fraction.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know that the whole # always goes on the left side of the decimal i just need help when i divide on the right side what do i do with the remainder?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which number did you place inside the division sign: 3 or 8?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03 d sign 8 *d sign means division sign*

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you when you're doing long division you need to put 3 inside the division symbol and 8 on the outside. Since 8 can not go into 3, you need to add a decimal point and a 0 after the 3. So it will look like 3.0 divided by 8. So how many times does 8 go into 30?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooooo so 8 goes into 30 3 times and that will be 24

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So on top of the division sign you will have (so far) 0.3. So what is 3024? And how many times does 8 go into that number?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ignore the second question actually

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03024=6 and 8 can not go into 6 oh you said dont answer it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Tis fine, but its good that you realize that 8 cannot go into 6. Anyway so after you subtract 3024 you get 6; if you carry a zero down, you get 60. So how many times does 8 go into 60?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08 goes in to 60 7 times that equals 56

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Mhm. So now the number on top of your dvision sign will be 0.37 (so far). So 6056=???

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can U be a fan of me please i did it for u

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You should finish the problem first.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0than will U be a fan?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When you carry down a 0 you have 40. How many times does 8 go into 40?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08 goes into 40 5 times and that equals exactly 40

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then on top you have 0.375. And since 4040=0 you are done with the division. So now you can add your decimal with the whole number: 6+.375=6.375. Does that make more sense?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes thank you so much no i really understand it and just a couple questions what country are you from is this a female or male and how old are you?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm female, but I do not like to give out personal information. I would recommend practicing these problems (they become easier the more you do them).

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats not much of personal information just what country and age there is millions of people in the same country and can be the same age

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All that matters though is that you got help for you problem correct? It doesn't really matter what country I am from or how old I am.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it doesnt but i would like to know

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0never mind its okay i dont want you to feel uncomfortable if im asking a question to personal im sorry dont feel the need to answer me or anyone else if you feel uncomfortable with any questions
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