# What is 5\frac18 as a decimal?

What is $5\frac{18}{}$ as a decimal?
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Chanell Sanborn
Explanation:
First convert $5\frac{18}{}$ into an improper fraction.
Multiply the denominator 8 times 5, then add the numerator 1.
$\left(8×5\right)+1=41$
To convert this to decimal form, use a calculator (or use long division), and divide 41 by 8.
$\frac{41}{8}=5.125$

Ronnie Schechter
Step 1: Multiply the whole number by the denominator
$5×8=40$
Step 2: Add the result of step 1 to the numerator
$40+1=41$
Step 3: Divide the result of step 2 by the denominator
$41÷8=5.125$
So the answer is that 5 1/8 as a decimal is 5.125.